The premier of New South Wales state Barry O'Farrell declared a state of emergency.
The fires have killed one man, destroyed a total of 208 homes in New South Wales state and damaged another 122 since Thursday, the Rural Fire Service said.
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The hearing will focus on the law that forbids abortion in cases fatal foetal abnormality or where the pregnancy arises through a crime.
Perkins said Weinstein repeatedly sexually harassed her, starting when he asked her to massage him while he was in his underwear.