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Tennis star Ashleigh Barty visits koalas injured in Australia bushfires

Australia's world number one Ashleigh Barty visits koalas injured in recent bushfires at an animal hospital in Brisbane as she starts to prepare for the new season.

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8 Nov 2019
Dozens of bushfires rage out of control across eastern Australia, blocking escape routes for residents and shuttering the main highway linking major cities on the country's Pacific coast.
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At least three people have been killed and over 150 houses have been destroyed in bushfires raging across eastern Australia. A record number of emergency warnings were issued this week.
23 Nov 2019
New South Wales Police have detained a 20-year-old on suspicion of starting ablaze. Fires in the region have so far caused more than a million hectares of damage, with no end in sight, according to authorities.
30 Nov 2019
Officials advised Sydney residents to stay indoors as parts of Australia's most populous city were covered in smoke from nearby bushfires. Firefighters warned that more hot and windy days were on the way.
7 Dec 2019
Firefighters and aircraft work to protect properties and slow the spread of the Myall Creek fire in New South Wales, Australia. Drought and unseasonably hot, dry and windy conditions have fuelled unprecedented bushfires in the country this year.
31 Dec 2019
Australia's dry and hot weather, coupled with ocean heat waves, could last for months. Meteorologists' forecasts don't bode well for battling bushfires across Australia.
1 Jan 2020
Australia's world number one Ashleigh Barty visits koalas injured in recent bushfires at an animal hospital in Brisbane as she starts to prepare for the new season.
5 Jan 2020
Fire authorities have warned wildfires might bring flames close to urban areas, including the suburbs of the country's most populous city. The largest peacetime evacuation in Australian history is underway.
5 Jan 2020
Another person has died and hundreds of properties are feared lost after a catastrophic day of bushfires in Australia's southeast. Authorities are hoping milder temperatures will help ease the threat.
18 Jan 2020
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19 Jan 2020
Thunderstorms have dumped much-needed rain on bushfires but may cause other problems. More rain is forecast across parts of eastern Australia over the weekend.
11 Jul 2021
The parents of Ashleigh Barty cheer from across the globe as they watch their daughter hit the point that wins her Wimbledon. They celebrated her win with a glass of champagne - or two.