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Ship perched precariously

The maritime authorities in Australia are trying to stabilize a coal carrier which has run aground near the Great Barrier Reef. The Chinese-registered ship is balanced precariously and the fear is that it could spill hundreds of tons of oil into the sea.


Flooding in Brisbane

Large parts of the Australian city of Brisbane are now completely deserted with thousands of people fleeing the rising waters. In low-lying suburbs only rooftops remain visible. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Peter Collins of National Nine News.