In the midst of Cyclone Debbie’s path of destruction, a piece of good news has emerged: a baby girl has been born at a Whitsundays ambulance station.
The girl was delivered at the Whitsunday Ambulance Station at Cannonvale, near Airlie Beach, at 4.20am on Wednesday after flooded roads prevented her parents from reaching a hospital.
Queensland Ambulance Service says both baby and mum are doing well.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the birth was a piece of good news in what has otherwise been a devastating situation.
She would not be drawn on whether the parents should consider calling the girl Debbie.
“Oh, that’s up to them, but out of all of this adversity, to see some good news brings a smile to everyone’s faces.”
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