Happened then in 2010 & again in 2013.. ” The Queensland flood is such the Dairy Man & Woman is tipping the milk out as the Tankers cannot reach their Farms.. ”
Bundaberg was asked to take what they could carry, even advised what they would need & most of North Bundaberg could not comprehend the magnitude of the water would overwhelm & even drown those in its path . The Area surrounding Bundaberg is small crops, citrus & sugar farming.
I visited one of these farms on my way south in September 1997.. it was or has been one of the largest citrus farms in Queensland
Note: Orchard citrus are Grafted trees on a rootstock.. of a wild citrus variety. Unlike your home grown varieties that are grown from seed they lack a strong deep root, makes the trees vunarable to being blown over or as in this case demolished by wind & water.
I worked in a Packing Shed, Emerald Qld 4720.. between 1993 to the year 2000, in season. Here is a later model packing shed/machines.
2010 Emerald Qld December 2010 Seen it all Before, but not as Large as This.
There may be more on the Plight of Farmers verses Mining
Just how disappointing Newman Government has been..