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Hundreds have been evacuated from the towns of Gladstone and Bunderberg while New South Wales braces for more flooding.
About 2000 people have been cut off by flood waters and emergency services have performed dozens of rescues, as destructive winds and rain batter New South Wales.
Residents wade waist-high through flood water in an attempt to retrieve some of their property.
Thousands of home owners are dealing with flooding around their properties. It could be weeks before the waters recede.
Driving through flood water is extremely dangerous and could cause the vehicles to stall out, leaving the passengers stuck in potentially rising waters.
Children enjoy the by product of surf and winds and as the light fluffy foam makes its way on shore near Burleigh Heads in Queensland, Australia.
The remnants of Cyclone Oswald have been more destructive than some full blown storms; bringing a years worth of rain to some communities in just over a week.
Andrew Cooney & his pet parrot Jake take in the destruction left behind by the recent storms.
Residents of Queensland and New South Wales will soon be undertaking the extensive job of cleaning up from the storms that have plagued the regions for over a week.
Warnings are expected to continue for at least the next few days as the rain is expected to be heaviest along coastal New South Wales.
And not too close to the water either as these kids can sit on shore and play in the "sea bubbles".
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