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Will a tropical cyclone take your name this season?

12:10 EDT

The official start of Australia's tropical cyclone season is now less than a fortnight away.

Roads remain cut, homes evacuated as floodwaters rise in southern Queensland

12:03 EDT

Torrential rain has severely damaged local roads and wiped out crops in Queensland's North Burnett region, as community leaders call for immediate action by the State Government.

Specialist divers join search for trawler crewmen as focus to soon shift to recovery

11:16 EDT

The man who is thought to be the sole survivor of a trawler capsize off the central Queensland coast will be reunited with family when he arrives in Gladstone today.