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Are you travelling in Australia?

....or are with other travellers/backpackers. Please call your relatives overseas as soon as possible to re assure them you are safe.

Queensland and NSW police are getting a large number of calls from relatives of overseas visitors trying to locate them and its obviously taking a lot of resources to try and find people who are reported as missing but maybe safe.

Stay safe.
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...Because of the floods?

I presume it's because of the floods and evacuations that have been causing havok in Rockhampton, Brisbane and Northern NSW.

I specify just because if you're travelling in sunny downtown Perth or anyother part of OZ and haven't been following the news, you might not know of the severity of the flooding on the East coast. ABC NEWS Video

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