Hello, country pubs with standup drinking.
“You can go on a holiday with your family and friends."
The US singer will perform in Melbourne alongside other famous names in music.
The Rural Fire Service said 24 blazes remain alight across the state, though all are now under control.
A four-day downpour across the east coast has brought relief after months of devastating bushfires and years of drought, but
"This is not a pleasant place to be," firefighters said, urging the public to take caution and heed evacuation advice.
The couple gave a nod to the comedian and other Australians who are "an inspiration" amid the bushfire crisis.
As scores of koalas battle to recover from Australia's destructive fires, hopeful stories of survivors are emerging.
The crew was fighting the Clyde Mountain bushfire in Eurobodalla on New South Wales’ South Coast.
The plane may have been “aerodynamically overloaded”, said Geoffrey Dell, an expert in accident forensics and investigation.