GALLERY: Incredible aerial photos reveal extent of flooding

The intersection of the McKenzie, Dawson and Fitzroy Rivers.
The intersection of the McKenzie, Dawson and Fitzroy Rivers. RACQ CAPRICORN HELICOPTER RESCUE

AS THE extent of the damage and heartache continues to be realised across the wider Mackay region, the same body of water makes slow tracks south towards Rockhampton.

Aerial images taken Tuesday and Wednesday by RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service in the south show the slow-rising waters, due now to hit a peak of 9m in the city Thursday and close the Rockhampton Airport for up to two weeks.


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An aerial view of Valla Beach.

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Son of Ibrahim's bodyguard gunned down in Coffs Harbour

SHOOTING VICTIM: Nemilote 'Nim' Ngata (right) with John Ibrahim. Ngata was shot in Coffs Harbour on February 10, 2018.

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Agreements between government and environmentalists threatened

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