The government has established a 50-million Australian dollar emergency fund to address the devastating loss of wildlife.
'The beer is not occupying unnecessary space on HMAS Choules and essential supplies were not offloaded to accommodate the beer,' the spokesperson said.
The latest fatalities were in Kangaroo Island -- a tourist haven southwest of Adelaide -- when two people were trapped in a car overrun by flames on Friday.
New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian said her state was facing 'another terrible day' and called on people in areas threatened by the fires to leave while they can.
New South Wales is in a seven-day state of emergency, with around 2,000 firefighters battling 100 wildfires.
Official data shows 2019 is on track to be one of the hottest and driest years on record in Australia.