BlazeAid volunteers have been helping rural Australian families for over four years.
A driver looked on in despair as water rapidly rose around her vehicle during the localised flooding, which caused chaos through out low-lying Brisbane suburbs over the Australia day weekend.
Photo gallery of extreme weather in Brisbane in late January 2013.
Ex-tropical cyclone Oswald has made its presence felt on the Gold Coast.
Wild weather uproots a tree in West End
BlazeAid helps rebuild farms in Tasmania damaged by recent severe weather.