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Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Rockhampton :: Australia | updated 2011-12-21 11:45:16 -0800 | political-news

Mining magnate Clive Palmer's Waratah Coal is planning to build an open cut coal mine in the Bimblebox Nature Refuge near Alpha. About 15 black-throated finches have been recorded at the site and the Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke must...
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Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Rockhampton :: Australia | updated 2011-03-19 08:18:05 -0700 | travel-news

Most of Theodore's 350 residents have now returned to their homes and businesses after the entire town was evacuated last month. The Dawson River peaked at Theodore, south-west of Rockhampton, at 14.7 metres last month, inundating homes and businesses and...
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Source: The Age

Rockhampton :: Australia | updated 2011-03-08 04:51:32 -0800 | travel-news

Story continues below Priest and bush poet John O'Brien, raised in droughts and floods in the 1890s, would have understood completely. For years people prayed for rain to end the big dry sucking life from the Murray-Darling Basin, turning Australia's...
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Source: CNN

Memphis :: TN :: USA | updated 2011-03-28 15:56:36 -0700 | entertainment-news

one of the hardest hit cities -- the fast-flowing Fitzroy River remained near its recent peak of 9.2 meters (about 30 feet). With many major roads underwater, some residents holed up in homes surrounded by the deluge were still using...
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Rockhampton :: Australia | updated 2011-03-06 15:56:31 -0800 | travel-news

The basin in 2010 recorded its wettest year on record, ending a record sequence of below-average rainfall years extending back to 2001. That led to a dramatic recovery in water storages across the basin from 26 per cent at the...
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Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Rockhampton :: Australia | updated 2011-03-04 21:46:32 -0800 | business-news

More than 300 residents have been living at a nearby mine camp in Moura for more than a week.
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Source: CNN

Rockhampton :: Australia | updated 2011-03-07 01:57:19 -0800 | travel-news

Fatality confirmed in Australian flooding; airport to close for weeks From Brian Walker and Andreena Narayan , CNN Al Ball wades across a flooded bridge on the Perry River near the town of Gin Gin, Australia, on Sunday. (CNN) --...
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Source: Adelaide Now

Rockhampton :: Australia | updated 2011-03-01 19:02:22 -0800 | travel-news

The Fitzroy River is expected to reach 9m today, though the worst is still to come...Compulsory evacuations are in place, mainly for elderly residents in nursing homes, who are being moved to accommodation on higher ground...Blackhawk and Chinook helicopters were...
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Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Rockhampton :: Australia | updated 2011-02-05 09:43:44 -0800 | travel-news

Police divers have recovered the body of an 81-year-old man whose utility was swept off a flooded causeway in Queensland on Friday night. Alan Kane was trying to cross a creek at Bajool, south-west of Rockhampton, when his utility was...
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Source: The Courier-Mail

Yeppoon :: Australia | updated 2010-10-11 15:50:07 -0700 | travel-news

Two helicopters are on their way to rescue the people at Swains Reef, east of Rockhampton, about 250km off Rockhampton. "We've had reports of a boat rollover, that's all we know at this stage," an Emergency Management Queensland spokeswoman said....
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