Australia floods cause possibly years of damage

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(Reuters) GLADSTONE, Australia (Reuters) – Australia’s flood-stricken coal industry may face months of disruptions as reports emerge of key rail and road links being washed away, while some infrastructure may take years to repair, authorities said on Friday. […] About 200,000 people scattered across an area the size of France and Germany combined have been affected by the flooding and three people killed. Damage from the floods, the worst in the state in 50 years, has been estimated at $5 billion. read more

  • rjw

    http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/thai-rain-making-comes-to-qld-20100808-11q5f.html

    I tried contacting Anna Bligh about this to ask if it had gone ahead. No response yet. Should I hold my breath?

    I have contacted Channel 7, 9 and ABC in Perth about this but I highly doubt they’ll run it.

  • admin

    Thanks for the heads up. I posted the info on the home page and will add a link to the front page side column area where really important matters stay.

    Cheers,
    Rod Freeman.