From News.com : "Last night, frustration was building in Innisfail where more than 100 people bunkered down at the Innisfail TAFE where the Red Cross was providing emergency food, care and shelter.
Single mother Sam Rook, 23, of Mourilyan, was nursing her sick two-year-old son, Darcy. 'We've been living in my Mazda until last night when I had to come here because my house in ruined and my parents' is too wet. They only just got tarpaulins today and are refusing to leave.'
"There was anger when queues of people up to 200m long waited to claim emergency relief funding from the Queensland Government. For many it was the third day they had spent in the slow-moving lines. When they got there they were expected to fill in a nine-page application describing their circumstances, assets and income, and how the relief money would be spent.
"Queensland's Department of Communities officers were unable to cope with the number of claimants, most of whom were receiving only $150 so they could buy essentials such as medicines, groceries and baby food.
"Carol Clarke said she had waited two full days to get to the front of the queue. She came back again yesterday, but collapsed inside the Innisfail Courthouse building and was taken to hospital."