Jimmy Barnes sings Cold Chisel classic All for You for West Australian amid bushfires and coronavirus lockdown

Rock legend Jimmy Barnes is among the many Australian celebrities to supply their assist for Western Australia, because the State battles devastating bushfires throughout a coronavirus lockdown.

86 houses have been misplaced as far as a raging bushfire tore by Perth’s hills this week, whereas the remainder of the town was pressured to remain inside for the five-day keep at residence order.

The Cold Chisel frontman and his spouse took to Fb to carry out a rendition of the band’s music All for You.

“Right here’s a Cold Chisel favorite of mine for all of you particularly in Perth, WA going by lockdown and bushfires. Keep protected. All For You,” he wrote on Fb.

Jimmy Barnes and his wife Jane.
Digicam IconJimmy Barnes and his spouse Jane. Credit score: Fb/ Jimmy Barnes

The 64-year-old shared his condolences to West Aussies, saying his “coronary heart goes out to you”.

“We thought it will be good to do a music and to all of the individuals we performed to in Western Australia which have been in struggling,

“I do know you’ve been in lockdown these days and its powerful however dangle in there and keep protected.”

Barnes mentioned he felt for these going by troublesome instances, particularly those that have misplaced their houses to the fires.

Magda Szubanski additionally paid tribute, taking to Twitter to share her ideas.

“My coronary heart goes out to the individuals of Perth with the fires they’re dealing with. Keep protected! #perth,” she wrote.

The Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund has been activated to assist victims of the devastating Wooroloo bushfire — one among WA’s worst-ever bushfire disasters.

Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas mentioned it was simply the fiftieth time the fund had been activated previously 60 years — the primary after the disastrous fires that destroyed Dwellingup 1961.

The latest attraction raised nearly $9 million for the Yarloop bushfire victims in 2016.

Premier Mark McGowan introduced on Wednesday the State Authorities would contribute $2 million to the fund. 

The variety of properties decreased to ash and rubble has raised to 86, and 10,579 hectares have been left scorched by the 126km-perimeter-long blaze in Wooroloo.

Firefighters have been then known as to Bullsbrook the place two extra fires have additional stretched Perth’s assets.

The hearth on Wilson Highway, East of Bullsbrook managed to burn by greater than 40 hectares earlier than it was introduced below management yesterday.