Sitting here at home relaxing after spending most of the day in Sydney to celebrate Australia Day 2011. Myself outside St Marys Cathedral keeping Mary MacKillop St Mary of the Cross company.

I have been on Facebook to check how my nephews living in Brisbane are going … Adam’s street has been closed and the flood is on the other side of the hill, they are hoping the hill protects them. Later, I was on the phone to my sister and Adam rang to ask his dad … More

More video footage from 10 January floods in Toowoomba. Thanks to whitelightbringer for uploading to youtube. These waters are heading East towards Brisbane. On Thursday, the city will have 6,500 homes in danger of flooding.

Extraordinary footage of flash flooding in Toowoomba, Queensland today. NewsOnABC This is scary, people were in these cars. Eight Dead, 72 Missing.

ABC News(Australia) have asked the flood victims to record their experiences of the onset of the floods in their regions. Anne and Bruce Chater, a schoolteacher and doctor from the small central Queensland town of Theodore returned from a trip to Nepal on 20 December in time for Christmas and are now coping with floods … More

I will try to get along to see some of these films. Flickerfest Shorts 2011 Bondi Beach. Flickerfest 2011 Festival Trailer May the Shorts be With You! Check out the trailer for Flickerfest’s upcoming 2011 festival, screening at Sydney’s beautiful Bondi Pavilion, by the sea and under the stars, 7-16 January, 2011. Flickerfest celebrates its … More

Two photos of the floods in north eastern Queensland. Depot Hill, Rockhampton. (MECHIELSEN LYNDON/AFP/Getty Images Rescued Kangaroos, Wellington. Rodney Dowton ferries a boatload of kangaroos through floodwaters near Wellington, Australia. (AP Photo/Lake Burrendong Sport and Recreation Centre, Tracy Woods I got these two photos from http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2011/01/australian_flooding.html