Queensland floods anniversary : Rob Wilkin
Gearing, Amanda (2012) Queensland floods anniversary : Rob Wilkin. [Other]
"This week, we have been marking the anniversary of the destructive floods that hit Queensland a year ago this week with a series of interviews from survivors.
Today's story comes from Grantham resident Rob Wilkin who helped save 31 people in the flash flood disaster on the 10th of January last year.
23 people in Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley died and 138 houses in the town were destroyed..
To mark the anniversary of the floods in Queensland, ABC Open has compiled 'Aftermath', an extensive look at the Queensland floods as well as floods in NSW, Victoria and remote Western Australia, Cyclone Yasi and the 2009 Victorian 'Black Saturday' bushfires. Australia certainly has been hit by a few disasters in the past two or so years. The site has a timeline showing content from these six disasters, with links to about 40 people effected by these disasters. If you go to that site you will be able to choose a person to watch videos about them."
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|Item Type:||Creative Work (Other)|
|Funders:||ABC Radio National|
|Measurements or Duration:||5:43 mins|
|Number of Pieces:||1|
|Published Source:||ABC Radio National Breakfast|
|Publisher:||ABC Radio National|
|Keywords:||Queensland floods anniversary, Rob Wilkin, The Torrent: Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley, Grantham|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (190300) > Journalism Studies (190301)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Deposited On:||02 Oct 2014 00:45|
|Last Modified:||13 Oct 2014 03:05|
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