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19 October 2021

The Mira Mar landslide in Albany, Australia

In the Mira Mar suburb of the city of Albany in the southern part of Australia a landslide is slowly destroying a number of houses

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9 April 2021

Oxley Highway: multiple landslides in New South Wales, Australia

In late March over 70 landslides were triggered along the Oxley Highway in New South Wales, Australia

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25 March 2021

Wongawallan: a damaging landslide in Australia

Wongawallan: a landslide caused by the recent bout of heavy rainfall has severely damaged land around a house in Queensland, Australia

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7 August 2019

Deviot, Tasmania: the impact of a slow moving landslide on home owners

In Deviot, Tasmania a reactivated slow-moving landslide is destroying five properties. The owners are seeking redress through the Tasmanian Upper House.

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5 July 2018

Cadia gold mine: Planet Labs imagery of the sequence of events of the tailings dam failure in March 2018

Imagery from Planet Labs shows the sequence of events during the tailings dam failure at the Cadia Gold Mine in Australia in March 2018.

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18 May 2017

Landslides that make you gasp part 1: Yallourn

This is the first edition of an occasional series on landslides that make you gasp, featuring the Yallourn coal mine landslide in Australia in 2007.

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22 September 2016

Wye River: landslides in the aftermath of a forest fire in Australia

The small town of Wye River in Australia, which was devastated by a forest fire in December 2015, is being affected by many rainfall triggered landslides

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26 June 2016

Landslides in Art Part 26: Robyn Collier

Robyn Collier, an artist from New South Wales in Australia, has painted The Landslide, a beautiful image of a rockfall scar in the Blue Mountains

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29 September 2015

The Inskip sinkhole in Australia – undoubtedly a landslide

On Saturday a section of beach dramatically collapsed in Queensland, Australia to form the Inskip Sinkhole. It is now clear that this was actually a submarine landslide.

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24 October 2012

Caveat Emptor

Two examples of landslides that have caused extensive damage or loss of access to properties, resulting in substatial losses for their owners

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