Matt Vickers, whose late wife fought for the law, calls it "a victory for compassion and kindness".
A long-awaited report into Australia's bushfires warns of an "alarming" outlook in future decades.
Polestar, the electric vehicle unit of Chinese automaker Geely [GEELY.UL], is in advanced talks with investors to raise $800 million to $900 million in its first external fundraising, people familiar with the matter said. Polestar's first effort to raise funds outside of its parent company comes as the global auto industry continues investing in electric technologies after EV makers from Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> to Nio Inc <NIO.N> report sustained sales growth. The Sweden-based company is in final funding talks with Chinese investors including Beijing E-Town International Investment & Development, according to sources familiar with the matter.