PHOTO GALLERY: Queensland's big wet
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PHOTO GALLERY: Queensland's big wet

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From tornados to floods, this year's Australia Day weekend turned into Queensland's Big Wet 2013. Here are some of the best photos taken around the state.

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A dramatic rescue took place in Biloela today in which two women and a 14-month-old baby were winched to safety after their ute was swamped by floodwaters on the Dawson Highway.Photo: Courtesy Channel 7

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A helicpter rescue crew airlifts a women from floodwaters in Biloela on Sunday, Jan. 27Photo: Courtesy Channel 7

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A helicpter rescue crew airlifts a women from floodwaters in Biloela on Sunday, Jan. 27.Photo: Courtesy Channel 7

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The women and the baby were extremely distressed and hugged and kissed their rescuers once they reached dry land.Photo: Courtesy Channel 7

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A helicpter rescue crew airlifts a women from floodwaters in Biloela on Sunday, Jan. 27.Photo: Courtesy Channel 7

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A helicpter rescue crew airlifts a women from floodwaters in Biloela on Sunday, Jan. 27.Photo: Courtesy Channel 7

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Bridie boysPhoto: Bridie Jabour

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A tree came down on Sandgate Road in Nundah, forcing police to park a patrol vehicle in front as a warning to warn motorists until it was cleared away.Photo: Bridie Jabour

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The swollen Thistle Creek in Lutwyche, near where Premier Campbell Newman was preparing to address media at the Kedron Emergency Services Centre on Sunday.Photo: Bridie Jabour

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Shornecliffe Pier has become a mini tourist attraction with people gathering to marvel at the state of the ocean.Photo: Michelle Smith

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michellePhoto: Michelle Smith

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Deborah Kennedy and Carl Forde walked for two kilometres in the storm surge just to check it out.Photo: Bridie Jabour

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Those living across the road from the ocean in southeast Queensland worked in the rain to secure their driveways so that houses and cars at the bottom of the downward slope dis not flood.Photo: Bridie Jabour

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AmyPhoto: Amy Remeikis

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Channel 9Photo: Courtesy Channel 9

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BargaraPhoto: Supplied