UPDATE 5.20pm: EVACUATIONS are under way in a dozen central and southern Queensland towns with floodwaters forcing more than 1000 Queenslanders from their homes.
Queensland's acting premier Paul Lucas said the damage bill from the state's devastating floods is likely to exceed a billion dollars.
Mr Lucas and Emergency Services Minister Neil Roverts today visited isolated Chinchilla in central Queensland and conducted an aerial inspection of the flood-ravaged Dalby and Warwick areas in the southwest.
When it comes to nations in the world that are experiencing a thriving real estate market, Australia is towards the top of the list. Indeed, over the course of the past decade, the real estate market in many locations around Australia has been booming.
Major Australian cities naturally are experiencing the biggest growth in their real estate markets. Cities like Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne are leading the way in the real estate arena. In addition, a great number of more rural areas in the country are experiencing a surprising growth in...
I woke up this evening around eight o'clock -feeling tired and irritated. Due to the extensive heatwave that has swept through most of the country this weekend, I had been unable to sleep for nearly two days. I live in the outer suburbs of Sydney (away from the coastline) and the temperatures reached as high as 46 degrees celcius today. I'm a person that prefers the summertime to winter as I tolerate the heat much better than the cold but these high temperatures were just too much to deal with.