Far North Queensland stretches from Cairns, north to the Torres Strait and west to the Gulf Country.
A TV community advisory announcement detailing preparedness for cyclones in northern Australia.
Set in the imaginary town of Coastville, in tropical Queensland, this study of cyclones and their behaviour provides invaluable information on
Shane (Michael Pate) rushes out into the forest during a cyclonic storm. The cattle have broken out of their pens and Cathie (Wendy Gibb) has ridden after them.
A convoy of six navy helicopters from the HMAS Melbourne aircraft carrier pass across the Darwin skyline. Workers continue to temporarily fix roofing as they watch the convoy fly by.
A public centre is set up as a temporary refuge for people displaced by the cyclone. Meals are provided along with medical services such as typhoid and tetanus vaccinations.
Workers are shown in the aftermath of Cyclone Tracy fixing roofs and securing tarpaulin for protection. Fallen trees, collapsed buildings, debris and shells of houses can be seen.