The Bureau of Meteorology says Brisbane can expect about a month's worth of rain in the next 24 hours or so as ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie moves south.

The Australian dollar is higher against its US counterpart, despite the US dollar index's 0.4 per cent rise on the promise of more Fed rate rises in 2017.

Key facts and figures about the Hazelwood brown coal-fired power station, which is closing down on March 31, 2017.