Two years ago, many Victorian towns were ravaged by bush fires. Queensland is now inundated by floods of biblical proportions and Brisbane faces its worst flood since 1893, with up to 40,000 properties at risk of being affected (Ref 1).

The faster and most effective way to help is to make a cash donation via this link on the Queensland Government’s Premier’s Flood Relief Appeal Site.

Embedded below is a chronological map of the affected areas.

View the larger map from Brisbane Times

User-generated real-time updates on the Queensland flood from Twitter are shown below.