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Urgent need for working whitegoods and small electrical appliances

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 29/01/2011 - 7:49am

There is an urgent need for working whitegoods and small electrical appliances. Fridges, washing machines, microwave ovens, toasters all are needed.
 
If you have good quality working appliances that you can donate, please send through full details to gracevilleflood@hotmail.com.
 
Please do NOT bring them to the Graceville school, as we have no place to store them. We will match donations with those in need.

Julie Attwood MP Flood Update Newsletter

Submitted by Julie Attwood MP on Sat, 29/01/2011 - 7:30am

FLOOD RECOVERY CENTRES

Community Recovery Centres have been established at the following locations and operates from 8.30am to 5.00 pm (7 days a week) until further notice.
 
Jamboree Heights State School Hall
Beanland Street
JAMBOREE HEIGHTS
 
St Aidans Anglican Girls School
Ruthven Street
CORINDA
 
What to bring with you:-
drivers licence or ID card
Medicare card showing members of your family and
a document or utilities bill showing your address.

Concerns for Oxley Creek Water Quality

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 29/01/2011 - 7:18am

Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability
The Honourable Kate Jones
Friday, January 28, 2011
 
Test results have confirmed Oxley Creek in Brisbane’s southern suburbs has suffered a major blow as result of massive flooding in the area.
 
Climate Change and Sustainability Minister Kate Jones said water quality results showed very high levels of enterococci, an indicator of faecal contamination as a result of sewerage overflow.
 

Councillor Nicole Johnston Flood Recovery Update

Submitted by Nicole Johnston on Wed, 26/01/2011 - 8:58am

Hi Everyone,
 
Council's efforts are now moving into a recovery phase with the initial emergency flood response now completed.
 
Well done to all our wonderful schools who have not only welcomed back students today, but over the past two weeks provided help and support for our local community. We hope Milperra High School at Chelmer will be back bigger and better than ever in a few months following repairs.
 

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Qld Government to supply new school uniforms

Submitted by webmaster on Fri, 21/01/2011 - 6:03am

Minister for Education and Training
The Honourable Geoff Wilson
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
 
Uniform assistance for flood-affected state school students
 
Education and Training Minister Geoff Wilson today announced the Bligh Government would provide flood-affected Queensland state school students with new school uniforms.

Flood Recovery BBQ Breakfast

Submitted by Nicole Johnston on Thu, 20/01/2011 - 6:16am

Hi everyone,
 
The last house in Tennyson Ward is now flood free but in need of a bit of TLC. If you have a gurney, mop, bucket or broom please come along to 24 Egmont St in Sherwood (cnr Hall Ave) to help with the clean up. The owner Leigh is a tireless volunteer in our area at the Sherwood Neighbourhood Centre and on the Sherwood Street Festival Committee. His home has been underwater for a week and as I write the rain is teeming down again here in Sherwood now.
 

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