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Australia's worst ever bushfires

They are Australia's worst ever bushfires. Two massive fires in Victoria engulfed towns north-east of Melbourne and in Gippsland, killing at least 181 people, injuring dozens more, and destroying hundreds of homes. Show your support, share your story, and find out how you can help...
It's reported that at least 750 homes have been destroyed, and nearly 4000 people have registered themselves as homeless so far. Find out how you can help.
Andre Rieu: 'My song to save the bush'
The virtuoso is using his music to ease the sorrow of our bushfire victims.
Leaders and other officials from Australia and around the world offer their words of support and condolence. Aussie celebs reveal their personal connection to bushfire disasters and send messages of hope and consolation.
Super mum fights bushfires
With her face smeared with ash and soot, Brooke Bishop still manages to muster a smile. The stay-at-home mum, who also happens to be an Army Reservist, didn't hesitate when the call for help came through on Sunday 8 February.
Adventurer dies trying to save his Harley Arthur was an adventurer who had already cheated death twice, but tragically died in the full force of the inferno that engulfed Kinglake.
For more on the bushfires, don't miss next week's Woman's Day (on sale February 16).

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