From the BBC news: Australia fires: A visual guide to the bushfire crisis. Thanks to Ian McLean for the citation.
Update on Jan.6 from CNN: Smoke in Australia’s capital is so bad that the agency responsible for emergency management shut down
Update on Jan.7: Number Of Animals Feared Dead In Australia’s Wildfires Soars To Over 1 Billion. Ecologists at the University of Sydney and WWF Australia estimate that a billion is a conservative figure.