Time to Start to think Ahead

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Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is urging north Queenslanders not to be complacent the up-coming storm and cyclone season, and prepare themselves and their properties now. SES Area Controller John Forde reinforced the importance of being ready before a serious storm or cyclone … [Read more...]

WET WET WET from Today

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The Coast will start to feel it from Wednesday, and inland will begin to see rain and more rain from Thursday. An initial Flood Watch has been issued for Queensland coastal catchments from Cairns to Gladstone and it extends inland to include parts of the Burdekin and Fitzroy catchments. Bureau … [Read more...]

Don’t forget the West

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As Rockhampton and near areas have their moment with the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie the call is ringing out to Queensland - Don’t forget the still drought affected west. The huge amounts of rain seen along the coast and near inland has for the main, bypassed the west and as headlines focus on … [Read more...]

ADF Steps Up Operation Queensland Assist 17

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The Australian Defence Force (ADF) are now on the ground in Our Towns as Operation Queensland Assist 17 to help the people and communities affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Acting Chief of Joint Operations, Major General Stuart Smith said the ADF has committed around 1,200 personnel and … [Read more...]

Collinsville Begins the Clean Up

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Police and emergency services have expressed admiration for the Collinsville community. They say they are proud of the Collinsville communities preparation before the cyclone and community spirit since. The town has suffered damage from the cyclone with the top pub, food store and various … [Read more...]