Minister Visits Toowoomba Region To Mark Flood Anniversary

TRC Mayor Paul Antonio, Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Services Nicola Roxon with Senator Claire Moore.
TRC Mayor Paul Antonio with the Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Services Nicola Roxon and Senator Claire Moore.

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.

Submitted by:
Kathryn Doyle
Online Communities Officer
Stakeholder Engagement and Communications
Toowoomba Regional Council

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