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Last Updated: Friday January 14 2011 10:01 GMT

Flood destruction in Brisbane

Flooding in Brisbane, Australia

NR - Australia VT - Thu 13 Jan

The floodwater levels have finally peaked in the Australian city of Brisbane.

But it doesn't mean the nightmare is over, as the country copes with the worst floods it has seen for decades.

At least 25 people have died and thousands of families are homeless, with entire suburbs underwater.

Ricky's been looking at the destruction the flooding has caused in the capital city of Queensland, nicknamed the 'Sunshine State'...