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Farmers ask Government to tackle drought as natural disaster

Photo: John Lethbridge tries to sell his Hughenden farm land due to lack of income. Farmers are warning the Queensland beef industry is on the brink of collapse and the dire and enduring drought needs to be declared a natural disaster. Around 75 per cent of Queensland is drought-declared and graziers are coping with their […]

May 3rd, 2015
Topic: DROUGHTS FLOODS, GOVERNMENT, GRANTS SUBSIDIES, NATIONAL DISASTERS, NATURAL DISASTERS, PEOPLE Tags: , , , ,

PERTH IN WA IS ON FIRE WITH DOZENS OF HOMES DESTROYED

Twin bushfires rage out of control in Perth suburbs February 6, 2011 Perth fire destroys 40 homes Fires burned out-of-control for most of yesterday in Perth, destroying more than 40 homes. A spark from an angle grinder is believed to have caused one of the most devastating bushfires in Perth’s history, which has already claimed […]

February 7th, 2011
Topic: FIRES FLOOD FAMINE, NATURAL DISASTERS Tags: , , ,

BANANA PRICES TO SOAR & COTTON, SUGARCANE ON THE GO ALSO

Yasi tipped to send banana prices soaring Sugar & cotton also to set higher prices after floods & cyclone Eli Greenblat February 3, 2011 – 11:11AM Consumers may soon be paying triple for their bananas following reports the majority of Australia’s crop of the fruit has been wiped out by cyclone Yasi. Initial assessments in […]

February 3rd, 2011
Topic: FOOD DRINK, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, NATIONAL INTEREST, NATURAL DISASTERS, SALES IMPORT EXPORT, STATES COUNTRIES, WEATHER Tags: , , , , , , ,

CYCLONE YASI HITS NORTH QUEENSLAND & COULD BE WORST EVER

Yasi latest: Cairns warned of direct hit February 1, 2011 – 3:09PM Queensland prepares for severe cyclone Evacuations set to begin in Queensland with a severe cyclone expected to strike the flood-ravaged state on Wednesday evening. Authorities doorknocking homes in north Queensland are now ordering people to leave their properties, amid fears severe Tropical Cyclone […]

February 1st, 2011
Topic: NATURAL DISASTERS, STATES COUNTRIES, WEATHER Tags: , , , ,

BHP BILLITON GIVES GENEROUSLY TO THE STATES FLOOD APPEAL

BHP BILLITON DONATES FORTUNE TO STATES FLOOD APPEAL 23 January 2011 BHP Billiton will donate a further A$10 million to the Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal to assist with Queensland flood relief and recovery efforts. This is in addition to the previous $1 million announced on 1 January 2011. It also adds to the Company’s […]

January 23rd, 2011
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, MINING OIL GAS, NATURAL DISASTERS, STATES COUNTRIES, WATER & IRRIGATION Tags: , , , , ,

FLOODS IN QUEENSLAND HIT CAPITAL CITY OF BRISBANE

LATEST UPDATE ON QUEENSLAND FLOODS Click to play video Video Flash floods: how to predict them better? Professor in Climatology and Water Resources, Roger Stone, discusses new technology that can detect flash flooding 24 hours ahead of time. Click to play video Video Bligh: The crisis has deepened seriously Queensland Premier Anna Bligh outlines the […]

January 12th, 2011
Topic: ARTICLES STORIES, NATURAL DISASTERS Tags: , , ,

QUEENSLAND TOOWOOMBA FLOODS WORST IN AUSTRALIAN RECORDED HISTORY

Queensland flood death toll to rise ‘dramatically’ January 11, 2011 – 4:11PM Click for more photos Fatal wave of water hits Toowoomba Damaged furniture piled up on the footpath on January 11, a day after deadly floods swept through Toowoomba. Photo: Dan Proud Photography/Getty Imag She said the floods had caused an immense impact on […]

January 11th, 2011
Topic: ARTICLES STORIES, NATURAL DISASTERS Tags: , , ,

FLOOD VICTIMS IN QUEENSLAND NEED TO ACCESS THESE CONTACT TO GET FINANCIAL RELIEF

FLOOD VICTIMS IN QUEENSLAND TO RECEIVE MONEY UPDATE for Districts in Queensland Keep Australia Working Newsletter Issue No.11, January 2010 January What a start to the year of 2011! Our thoughts go out to everyone who has been affected by the floods in Queensland over December and January. Communities, businesses and individuals have all been […]

January 7th, 2011
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, FREE STUFF, GOVERNMENT, HELP ASSISTANCE, INSURANCE FINANCE, NATURAL DISASTERS, WATER & IRRIGATION, WEATHER Tags: , , ,

QLD FLOODS TO CAUSE PRICE INCREASES ON MANY COMMODITIES.INSURERS COMMENT…

Top insurers tipped to lose $1b on floods Danny John January 5, 2011 While QUEENSLAND prepares for another deluge to add to its worst flooding of recent times, analysts have taken the first stab at the likely costs to the listed general insurance companies JPMorgan says the bill for insurance losses – as opposed to […]

January 6th, 2011
Topic: INSURANCE FINANCE, NATURAL DISASTERS Tags: , , , , ,

GENEROUS DONATION TO QLD FLOOD APPEAL BY MINING GIANT BHP BILLITON

BHP Billiton Donation To Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal For Queensland Flood Assistance 1 January 2011 BHP Billiton has confirmed a A$1 million donation to the Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal to assist with Queensland flood relief efforts. This contribution is in addition to the $300,000 donation provided by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) to the […]

January 1st, 2011
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, MINING OIL GAS, NATURAL DISASTERS, STATES COUNTRIES Tags: , , , , ,