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NSW Premier declares state of emergency

NSW Premier declares state of emergency

Gladys Berejiklian has declared a state of emergency in NSW ahead of catastrophic fire conditions on Tuesday. Catastrophic conditions are forecast for Sydney and the Hunter on Tuesday as strong winds and temperatures are tipped to climb into the high 30s. Ms Berejiklian told Sky News “we had 1500 out there yesterday 1300 out there the day before,

Insurance Council declares NSW north coast bushfires as a catastrophe

Insurance Council declares NSW north coast bushfires as a catastrophe

The Insurance Council has declared the New South Wales north coast bushfires as a catastrophe. Insurance Council of Australia's Campbell Fuller said "it is very hard to anticipate how many claims we will receive". "It certainly does seem to be unprecedented in terms of the number of fires," Mr Fuller said. Image: News Corp Australia