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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Queensland

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# Australia
Thousands evacuated amid Queensland flooding
The body of a woman missing since she was swept away by the floodwaters on Friday has been recovered.
# 2012 Floods
Emergency alerts issued as Australian floods worsen
Floodwaters in Queensland and New South Wales are about to reach record levels.
# Review 2011
In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011
Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.
# Australia
Australian official 'took $11m in one week to fund playboy lifestyle'
Joel Barlow was arrested earlier today as it was revealed he diverted money due to be paid to charities into his own bank account.
# Green revolution?
Manager says 'Irish revolutionaries' forced him to rob his own bank
John Thomas Forrester is on trial in Australia for the robbery of his own bank two years ago…
# Driving
New breath test laws to be introduced "within weeks"
Stricter drink-driving laws will be implemented once new laws pass through the Dáil, says Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar.
# Australia
House fire in Australia kills 11 people
Eleven people, including eight children, have been killed in a devastating house fire in Queensland, Australia.
# Rose of Tralee
Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?
# Drink
Watch: Man charged for drink-driving on his motorised beer cooler
Chris Petrie was travelling at the coolbox’s top speed of 20kph when he was stopped by police.
# Down Under
View from Oz: state of play
It’s State of Origin time again in Australia, one of the biggest sporting events in the country.
Irish woman dies in Australian diving accident
Irish tourist dies while on an introductory scuba dive in the Whitsunday Islands.
# Australia
Cyclone-hit Queensland residents warned about deadly birds
Queensland residents have been warned that a dangerous 6ft bird that lives in the northern Australia rainsforest may come into built-up areas in search for food after the recent storms.
# Australia
In photos: Australia's summer of disasters
Australia has been struck by tropical storms, heavy flooding and bushfires over the past two months.
# Queensland
Slideshow: Cyclone Yasi downgraded as it moves over north east Australia
After causing destruction in Queensland, the most powerful storm to hit Australia in almost a century has been downgraded to a category one.
# Queensland
Queensland braces for Cyclone Yasi
State Premier says over 10,000 people have already evacuated from storm’s path and now it’s time to bunker down and sit out the storm.
# Australia
Queensland braces for Cyclone Yasi and further flooding
Storm expected to strike northern Australian coast on Wednesday night, and could bring further significant rainfall for flood-struck region.
# Australia
Brisbane begins clean-up after €15bn flooding
Citizens chip in as the epic clean-up begins, as homes and streets remain caked in thick brown mud.
# Australia
Worsening Australian floods spark Brisbane evacuations (Video)
Flash flooding has killed at least nine people, but with 66 missing, Australia’s Prime Minister warns the death toll is likely to rise.
# Australia
Queensland city facing further flood damage as waters continue to rise
Rockhampton is in danger of being cut off by road if the floodwaters peak at an expected 9.4 metres.
# Queensland Flooding
Australian floods claim first victim (Video)
Videos shot by locals in Rockhampton show the extent of the crisis being faced in Queensland.
# Queensland Flooding
Australia lashed by "biblical floods" and bush fires
Queensland warned to prepare for floodwaters of up to 30ft.
# Australia
Queensland residents evacuated amid lengthy flood warning
Hundreds have now been evacuated from their homes in eastern Australia – but flooding has not yet reached its peak.
# Australia
Queensland flooding may take weeks to recede
Residents warned of contamination to drinking water supplies and warned to boil the water before use.