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Bundaberg's Paradise Dam capacity to be reduced to 42pc despite drought

18:04 EST

SunWater has confirmed it will release 105,000 megalitres from Paradise Dam in the drought-declared Bundaberg region, permanently reducing the dam's capacity for safety reasons.

Pelicans, ducks and other waterbirds in peril as drought's grip tightens across outback

17:03 EST

Pelicans and other waterbirds are dying in the outback and disappearing from waterways, as the effects of drought compound an already-concerning long-term decline in populations.

Rain in the Red Centre

16:48 EST

Alice Springs is having its wettest day since May as rain soaks the Red Centre.