Tributes for veteran journalist Willesee

Veteran reporter Mike Willesee has been remembered for his fearless journalism following his death from cancer. The 76-year-old died on Friday afternoon of throat cancer. Australian leaders and journalists have paid tribute to Willesee, who began his 50-year television career with the ABC before high-profile periods with the Nine and Seven networks. He was known […]

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Heat prompts total fire bans across Tas

Authorities will be on high alert with most of Tasmania under total fire ban as the state continues to sweat after recording its second-warmest summer. Fire bans have been declared across southern Tasmania and the west coast for Saturday. The day is forecast to be extremely dry and temperatures will reach the high 30s across […]

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Fire ban stays for SW Vic as heat sticks

Victoria’s southwest will remain under total fire ban as the state continues to swelter through a heatwave. Temperatures on Saturday across Victoria are expected to hit the high 30s and even reach 41C at Casterton in the southwest. Melbourne is predicted to reach a hot and sunny 37C. The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting a […]

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