Tonight's news was inspirational, there were traffic jams in Brisbane as hundreds of people turned up to help those who had water damage in their homes. The came with buckets, mops and the essential gum boots to clean out the mud and damaged possessions to allow people to get back into their damaged homes.
The Army are involved and the Red Cross, Salvation Army, SES, Police, Fire Brigade and many other NGO's from all states and New Zealand are supporting those in need.
The Premier of Queensland has been giving regular press briefings and with the army and police representatives has really rallied the citizens of Queensland. So far no one has been prepared to even guess at the cost nationally.
Victoria has a way to go and I am sure will do just as well when the flood peaks pass.
I have a spare rubber duckie I can send you Tess if you think it might help
Athol (the one with dry feet)