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The cleanup at Southbank continues - 15 Jan - Brisbane, Australia  
   

The cleanup at Southbank continues - 15 Jan - Brisbane, Australia

The Recovery from the Flood of 2011

January 22nd 2011
Thursday 13 January 2011 – the day of reckoning had arrived. The alarm in my mobile phone woke me at the appointed hour of 04:00 in the morning, the time when the floodwaters would be at their highest level. If the 1974 flood experience was repeated, then water could isolate me for days. I listened for unexpected sounds from outside, but all was silent except for alarms that had continued thr ... 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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