Audio slideshow: Australia's inland sea
Heavy summer rains have left huge swathes of Queensland swamped by muddy brown floodwaters , which have cut off rural communities and created a vast inland sea the size of France and Germany combined.
With the help of audio from BBC News and Australia's ABC - and images from across the state - take a look at the scale of the challenge facing hundreds of thousands of people who live there.Continue reading the main story
Some audio courtesy The Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Images courtesy Reuters, AP, AFP and Getty Images.
Music by Kylie Minogue and courtesy KPM Music. Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 5 January 2011.
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