Governor-General David Hurley has encouraged tourists to keep visiting fire-ravaged Kangaroo Island in a bid to bolster its economy.
Two people have been charged with seeking to break into houses amid elevated bushfire danger on the NSW south coast.
Senior government ministers are distancing themselves from an outspoken backbencher who dismissed the link between climate change and bushfires.
At least $2 billion will be pumped into a national bushfire recovery fund over the next two years.
All those missing in Victoria's deadly bushfires have been found safe as hundreds of people remain stranded in Mallacoota where smoke kept rescue flights grounded.
Army reservists will dig mass graves for sheep and cattle killed in the bushfires to stave off a potential biosecurity emergency.
A smattering of rain across scorched NSW should continue for a few days as south coast residents return home to assess the damage.
ITEMSQueensland-government-backed Givit is coordinating donations of items across Australia. Search "Givit"Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has urged people to pledge money - not clothes or food - to his state's communities, saying they don't have the time, space or people to sort through items.
Authorities fear hundreds of homes may have been lost in southern NSW with the premier saying the state is in "unchartered territory" despite conditions easing.
A blaze that burned through a reserve in Sydney's southwest during a statewide fire ban is believed to have been deliberately lit.