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Neighbours Mark and Nina prepare our lobby for the water - 12 Jan - Brisbane, Australia  
   

Neighbours Mark and Nina prepare our lobby for the water - 12 Jan - Brisbane, Australia

The Coming of the Flood of 2011

January 13th 2011
Murky floodwaters had covered an area the combined size of Germany and France in my home state of Queensland, and it was heading my way. Heavy rains came for days and though they didn’t fall much on me in Brisbane, they were pounding the already saturated catchment area which formed an “inland tsunami” (to quote a local politician) that roared through the valleys west of Brisbane and killed ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Brisbane

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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