Sunday, January 23, 2011

Brisbane Floods January 2011

A week after the floods a family fishes from the eroded banks of the Brisbane River. A bridge spanning over 100meters was obliterated only meters from where the family relaxes. The watermark is evident on the fence line above.

Jordan Brooks 9 from Lowood balks at the smell as he plays with toys that have been salvaged out of the flood waters.

Frank Stravka from Beck Street Rosalie.

Mary Darcy from the Fern Cottage Bed and Breakfast, Rosalie, cleans up after the waters

recede. She can not get insurance as she lives in a flood prone area.

A student tries to rescue his belongings from the top floor of his house the day before the Brisbane River peaks.

Lowood after the South East Queensland floods of 2011
2010 Graduate Kaine Sultan-Babij from the Aboriginal Centre for performing arts