Update: RFS commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons has given an update on the bushfires, saying no real breakout of fires yet, but “starting to stir up a little in terms of activity” as winds start to pick up to 80km/h in the blue mountains. Water bombing has been postponed due to high winds. Temperatures are increasing with…Details
Bushfires swept through the Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Macarthur region yesterday. They are still raging. Here is The Newsroom’s selection of the most interesting shots from the past 24 hours. Photos compiled from Twitter and other social media by Alana Scott and Lauren Yeates. A home lies in ruins after the fires passed through. An extravagant…Details
Ita Buttrose courted controversy with her calls for Australia’s legal drinking age to be raised from 18 to 21. We took to the streets of Sydney to see what the public think.
Story by Bianca Mureddu, video and production by Cassandra Sabin