Numerous out-of-control blazes are burning across the southern Riverina, North East Victoria and Alpine areas.
Premier Daniel Andrews has declared a state of disaster for fire-ravaged Victoria, with four North East shires directly affected. Read more here
In NSW the state government have declared a state of emergency ahead of expected horrid weather conditions on Saturday. Read more here
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- NSW RFS Bushfire Information Line 1800 679 737
- NSW DPI animal and agriculture hotline 1800 814 647 (8am-8pm)
- Disaster Welfare Assistance Line 1800 018 444