The Gondwanan rainforests are a living time capsule that survived a continental breakup and a planetary mass extinction event. Now, they’re being tested by humanity.
The storms create new dangers, like the risk of flash flooding and landslides.
The Blue Mountains bushfires are starting to encroach upon one of NSW's largest coal-fired power stations, responsible for supplying 10 percent of the state's electricity.
After police allegedly barged into the Jamia university campus, detained students, fired tear gas and even set tyres and buses on fire, and blamed the protestors for it, a widespread movement in solidarity with the affected students is gaining steam.
Cal Fire thinks the burger chain is responsible for the Huasna Fire, which burned 245 acres in a rural part of the state.
A passenger called it the "scariest 15 minutes" of her life.