It also brings back dreadful memories of the Canberra bushfires, which roared overhead and around us (literally) 6 years ago. Our heartfelt wishes go out to everyone and anyone affected by this tragedy.
There are satellite images of the fires on the MODIS web site ... select "Next" to see images after yesterday's ones. MODIS Terra gives good land images. Select 2 km or 1 km resolution, then once that page has loaded, click on Change Vector Options - select "fires + coast + borders" and click on "Submit".
There is news coverage here (for non-Australians who'd like to read more).
ETA : for those who'd like to do something from afar, you can make a donation by credit card to the Australian Red Cross.