Around 7,500 people in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, stage a protest against Prime Minister Scott Morrison's lack of acknowledgement towards an ongoing bushfire caused by drought and climate change.
A state of emergency is declared in New South Wales, Australia, as a bushfire continues to burn out of control. More than 500 personnel from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Fire and Rescue NSW and the Australian Defence Force are tackling the bushfire, which has torn through the Holsworthy Barracks and threatens the suburbs of Sydney.
Flights in Australia are again disrupted due to volcanic ash from the 2011 Puyehue-Cordón Caulle eruption in Chile. [http:--www.watoday.com.au-travel-travel-news-ash-cloud-causes-flight-chaos--again-20110621-1gcef.html ("WA Today")]date=August 2019