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Thunberg, Attenborough call for change

Two titan climate campaigners, Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough, have joined forces to push politicians and businesses to step up action on climate change after a year in which schoolchildren took to the world's streets in protest.

Firefighters face 20m high wall of flame

Fire crews are battling catastrophic fire dangers in Victoria with flames leaping 20 metres into the air and 14 km high smoke columns creating fire-generated thunderstorms.

SA escapes major loss on catastrophic day

Catastrophic conditions sparked more than 120 bushfires across South Australia but the state escaped without major losses on a day that had authorities fearing the worst.