Precious earthmoving equipment needed for the flood clean up:
Absolutely buggered- (Aussie for "Useless")
$AUS54,733,396 has been donated to the Flood Relief Appeal so far. The Google Flood Map shows the size, extent and towns effected. An area in size equal to 20% of Australia has been flooded in Queensland.
View here the slideshow of South East Queensland 'Flash' Flooding Numerous people have been killed by floodwaters that swept through Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley, west of Brisbane.