The Federal Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Services, Nicola Roxon visited Toowoomba on January 10th, 2013 to mark the second anniversary of the devastating floods.
The flooding in Toowoomba, Murphy’s Creek, Grantham and the Lockyer Valley claimed 20 lives.
During a special morning tea, Minister Roxon met with SES volunteers, members of Emergency Services Queensland Counsellors and other dignitaries in Toowoomba to recognise and praise their efforts during one of the region’s darkest times.
The Minister, TRC Mayor Paul Antonio, members of the SES and those involved in the flood recovery effort also visited three sites to inspect flood rebuilding efforts which are still continuing.
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