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Governments not keeping pace with climate change impacts: scientist

Governments not keeping pace with climate change impacts: scientist

One of Australia's leading scientists has warned both the Queensland and federal governments that they are not keeping pace with the impacts of climate change.

  • by Tony Moore

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Two bodies found in Townsville stormwater drain
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Two bodies found in Townsville stormwater drain

The Queensland floods have turned deadly on the 11th day of the extreme weather event.

  • by Toby Crockford and Felicity Caldwell
'Overflowing' fears at Townsville nickel plant dams drops as rain slows
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'Overflowing' fears at Townsville nickel plant dams drops as rain slows

Townsville would need to receive another week of intense rain before tailings dams at the Palmer-owned nickel plant came close to overflowing.

  • by Tony Moore
Two men missing in flooded Townsville after three rescued from cars
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Two men missing in flooded Townsville after three rescued from cars

North Queensland's flooding disaster has entered the 11th day and more than 1000 residents remain in evacuation centres.

  • by Toby Crockford
Two men feared missing as Queensland rain eases

Two men feared missing as Queensland rain eases

Two men are feared missing near floodwaters as the deluge that has caused catastrophic flooding in Townsville shows signs of easing.

  • by Aaron Bunch, Sonia Kohlbacher & Tracey Ferrier
Queensland farmers weeping 'tears of happiness'

Queensland farmers weeping 'tears of happiness'

"Tears of happiness" are falling across Queensland's outback along with desperately needed rain that's sinking into parched land just in time.

  • by Robyn Wuth
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Queensland flood victim's biggest concern is getting eaten by a croc
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Queensland flood victim's biggest concern is getting eaten by a croc

Andrew Roberts is more worried about being eaten by a crocodile in his Townsville home than chest-high water surging through the ground floor.

  • by Robyn Wuth
How Queensland is being soaked by an 'unprecedented monsoonal burst'
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How Queensland is being soaked by an 'unprecedented monsoonal burst'

The north Queensland coast hasn't seen anything like it before. Homes are flooding, dams are overflowing and still the rain keeps pouring down. What's going on?

  • by Peter Hannam & Nigel Gladstone
'What do we have to do to make people move?': Mayor's flood plea
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'What do we have to do to make people move?': Mayor's flood plea

Sunday night was described by authorities as the worst so far during the north Queensland flood event.

  • by Toby Crockford
Two cops rescued after police car swept away in north Queensland floods
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Two cops rescued after police car swept away in north Queensland floods

Crocodiles have been washed onto driveways and roads, as water continues to pour from the overflowing Ross River Dam.

  • by Toby Crockford
Townsville on edge as dam gates open, flights cancelled

Townsville on edge as dam gates open, flights cancelled

Residents in Townsville have been urged to seek higher ground as heavy downpours forced the floodgates to the city's swollen Ross River Dam to be opened.

  • by Tracey Ferrier & Tom Rabe