Alex Finlayson filmed inside his flooded home
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Inside a flooded Australian home

Military aircraft are flying supplies into the Australian city of Rockhampton, where rising flood waters have cut off all but one access route.

Waters have been gradually submerging parts of the city.

More than 20 towns in Queensland have been cut off or flooded across an area larger than France and Germany, with more than 200,000 people affected.

Authorities have now confirmed three deaths caused by flood waters in the past few days.

Alex Finlayson is an English teacher from Emerald in Queensland. He has finally been allowed to return to his flood-damaged home.

  • 03 Jan 2011