Recovery case studies

Throughout the recovery process, it is important to capture and share stories of recovery, good practice and resilience from impacted communities.

Cyclone Debbie 2017

Section of Sarina School mural
Reconstruction of critical infrastructure and restoration of community well-being
Completed Alan Wilke Bridge
The bridge reopened to traffic ahead of schedule
Aerial shot of flooded Logan and Albert rivers
Rebuilding for an elderly couple whose home of 27 years was inundated with water
Community recovery workers in meeting
Training regional health professionals to deal disaster trauma
John Muntz Causeway reopened
Restoring a vital link over the Coomera River was a priority rebuild for the City of Gold Coast

Central Queensland Bushfires 2018

QPWS workers inspecting bushfire damage
Rapid Assessment in national parks
Fire damaged property at Finch Hatton
Mackay farmer loses property
Captain Creek sign on side of road
Meet and greet in the community
Image of road through green foreground and burnt out mountains
Reclaiming land overrun by lantana

North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough 2019

Participants at the colour battle
Enhancing community connectedness