Many people in northern Australia are underinsured or not insured at all because of rising costs on home and contents insurance, the ACCC has warned.
Its destruction tripled commutes and split a school in two. Now, after 18 months after the category 4 storm, a critical roadway in central Queensland is operational again.
Fortunes could be turning for the beleaguered Great Keppel Island with five parties interested in buying the resort.
A report released by the ACCC has identified north-west Western Australia as a hotspot for the highest residential insurance premiums, despite building regulations that demand cyclone-proof homes.
Cyclone Nora hits the western coast of Cape York as a category 3 storm, bringing destructive winds and heavy rain that is set to cause flash flooding across much of Far North Queensland.
A warning is in place for residents from Karumba to Thursday Island, including Weipa and Mornington Island, as Tropical Cyclone Nora intensifies.
Winds toppled trees and brought down powerlines across Darwin, leaving more than a third of properties without power. This is the extensive damage caused by the strongest cyclone to sweep through the city in 30 years.
Despite their losses, people in Tonga are coming together to rebuild their lives after Cyclone Gita battered the country earlier this week.