Townsville Floods Get More Dangerous by the Hour

ABC News reports that the floods in northern Queensland have not reached their peak with more monsoon-like storms still to come. Up to 20,000 homes could be flooded in the coming days if the rain continues to fall in north…

Unseasonal Conditions See Bushfires in Queensland

In a period that is usually devoid of large fires, homes in Queensland, Australia are at risk from a bushfire with a  50km forefront. A number of homes in affected areas have been evacuated displacing residents who have been moved…

If the floods are not enough, now crocodile appear in north Queensland floodwaters

Queenslanders aren’t just worried about rising floodwaters. Far north Queensland has been declared a disaster zone as flood waters completely cut the town off. As the waters reseed crocodiles are being found close to town. A local woman, Rhonda Brown,…

Cyclone Debbie is not just a cyclone

Australia’s northern state Queensland was hit by one of the largest cyclones for some time, the category 4 cyclone was the size of the United Kingdom and had wind speeds of up to 250 Km/hr when it hit the holiday…

Man dies in boat fire at marina in North QLD, Australia

A person died in the early hours of Sunday morning when a boat exploded into flames at a marina on Terrace Place at Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island in North Queensland. Reports of a boat on fire were made about 2.30am…

28 Australian Fire Service Medals awarded on Australia Day

The Australia day honours, announcement this Australia day saw 28 Australian fire fighters receive ASFM awarded for their contribution to the protection the people of Australia from fire. We congratulate the dedicated recipients listed below.  Federal Mr David Charles BROOKS,…

Fire Destroyed Historic Australian Hotel

The 93-year-old Royal Hotel in Roma in south-west Queensland was destroyed after catching fire as football supporters gathered to watch the rugby league Four Nations final. The hotel was one of Roma’s oldest buildings and a major source of employment.…

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