qld floods

Murphy’s Creek Debris Cleanup & Restoration Project

The Helidon Hills/Murphy’s Creek Landcare Group in conjunction with SEQ Catchments, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, and the Queensland and Australian Governments are hosting a BBQ on Friday 8th April, 2011 to formally launch the Murphy’s Creek Debris Cleanup and Restoration Project. Representatives from the Helidon Hills /Murphy’s Landcare Group including President, Henk Hagedoorn, and Project […]

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Battered But Not Beaten*

[email protected] are collecting oral histories by way of anecdotal short stories experienced by the people of Toowoomba during and after the recent floods. These may include bush ballads, poems, the unusual, and the bizarre. While we acknowledge the heartbreak and suffering of those who lost loved ones, animals, homes and effects, this compilation is intended […]

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Lockyer Valley Flood Recovery Program Enriched With A Drop In Centre At Laidley

The Drop In Centre in the Lockyer Valley township of Laidley is now operating on each Friday from 9am to 3pm. The Centre is conveniently situated in Shop 10 in the Laidley Mall opposite IGA. People are invited to visit the Centre and enjoy a cuppa and some homemade refreshments. The aim of the volunteers […]

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Giant Warehouse Clearance Sale Saturday, April 9th

The Lockyer Valley township of Laidley is bouncing back. The Second Chance Opp Shop is recovering from the devastation caused by floodwaters destroying 99% of stock and fittings. This community based retail outlet is well supported by local volunteers who work tirelessly to provide a well stocked shop with clothing, bedding and household items. A […]

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Monster Post-Flood Gold Coin Garage Sale March 7th & 8th

There has been a monstrous surplus of generously donated items amassed at the makeshift distribution centre in Darlow Street, Dalby following the floods. A massive garage sale will be held by Western Downs Regional Council in Dalby, offering a range of goods in excellent condition. While many of the items are used, some are new. […]

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Help Needed In Esk, Lockyer Waters, Fernvale, Lowood

I am gathering volunteers together to help in Esk, Fernvale and Lowood areas. We have heard from so many people in need, while also have talked to many people who want to help, but have been frustrated by being turned away. We’re trying to bypass the red tape by linking needs and volunteers. We have […]

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Revitalised Millmerran SES Goes To The Rescue

Whilst many parts of Queensland prepare for recovery efforts as water begins to recede Police and Emergency Services would like to remind the community of the dangers of flood waters and damaged roads. Queensland Police Assistant Commissioner Brett Pointing said that emergency services have attended a number of incidents where people have entered flood affected […]

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