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While the impulse to stockpile may seem a reasonable reaction to the situation, experts say it’s important to know panic-buying can “ultimately exacerbate the situation”.
A week earlier, nearby Fraser Island was evacuated due to bushfires.
Inmates lit fires, smashed windows and flooded their cells with water.
A man in a tinny saved a barking dog from being drowned by a 'roo in viral video filmed in Brisbane.