We are a group concerned with protecting the streetscapes and promoting residential amenity in the South Western suburbs of Brisbane.

Important Health Update

Submitted by webmaster on Mon, 17/01/2011 - 10:58am

Corinda Medical Centre has seen a rush of people in today with flood-related infections - please be cautious to wear the right protective gear, get your tetanus up to date and treat any nicks or cuts seriously
 
Corinda Medical Centre open again but has NO tetanus supplies until tomorrow. They are accepting flood injuries and infections without appointment, for other appointments call 3379 1303. Open 7.30am-6pm and Saturday mornings
 

Energex work in Corinda

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 16/01/2011 - 7:37pm

We understand (unconfirmed) that Energex is busy diverting circuits around Corinda in order to allow power to be delivered to floor affected homes near Deniven Street.
 
The plan is to provide a dual powerpoint independent of the normal house supply to each house near the existing power board.
 
Hopefully similar solutions will be deployed elsewhere to minimise the lack of power and assist recovery efforts.

Salvaging Water Damaged Collections

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 16/01/2011 - 4:42pm

The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material provides advice on their website on how to handle valuable water damaged articles - top level page repeated below.
 
Click on the titles below to view salvage information for damaged collections. Links will open in a new window.
 

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Bulk Bins for Spoiled Food - now updated

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 16/01/2011 - 7:11am

Brisbane City Council has now commenced the rollout of bulk bins to flood affected parts of Brisbane.
 
More than 170 bins have already been distributed, and more will be rolled out over the coming days. At the moment the bins are to be used for foodstuffs and perishable goods only. The immediate priority is to dispose of these items to help reduce any health risk associated with rotten goods
 
Bins are now in or will soon be installed in the following locations:

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