Australia's prime minister, Julia Gillard
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Australia's PM warns 'more dark days ahead'

Police have urged the evacuation of parts of Australia's third largest city - Brisbane - as the biggest floods in years approach the Queensland state capital.

Australia's Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, told a press conference the country must "brace itself" for the fact the death toll from the floods is likely to rise.

  • 11 Jan 2011