QNEWS FLOOD RELIEF & BILLET PROGRAM

People need your help, many are under water and they need somewhere safe to stay for a few days.  Emergency shelters are not always welcoming to trans, gay and lesbians especially couples.

QNews has had a few calls already asking for help and ideas, so we are runiing a billiting program. Most other GLBTIQ organmisations are closed or on reduced staff at this time so we are trying our hardest to help people but need your help please!

If you have any accommodation available or if you need somewhere safe for a few days statewide QLD and NSW then please click below to assist.  We also need people to help with pets etc.

ST LUCI

 

 

Please CLICK BELOW to seek a safe place to stay or to offer accommodation.

CLICK HERE TO FIND SOMEWHERE TO STAY

CLICK HERE TO OFFER ACCOMMODATION

If you have been flooded tell us what happened.  We will share it with the rest of the world so people can understand what is happening.  It is always good to get it off your chest.  Just email us via flood@qnews.com.au

If you are interstae … yes we need your help.  People need to know they are supported and your messages of support are a great idea.  Please email us with your thoughts and we will try and publish as many as possible.  flood@qnews.com.au

Also you could  donate to the Qld govt Flood Appeal please, even $10 per person will be a real help.  We are all in this together.  CLICK HERE to donate

QNews will be donating 10% of future adverts booked over the next two issues to the appeal.  Please pay by credit cardso we can ensure the money is donated the following day)

 

 

PLEASE CHECK OUT YOUR LOCAL COUNCIL FOR FLOOD INFO UPDATES THOUGHOUT QLD & NSW

LATEST ALERT IS FOR BRISBANE AS FOLLOWS:

Suburbs likely to be affected by flooding

  • Albion
  • Auchenflower
  • Bowen Hills
  • Brisbane City
  • Bulimba
  • Chelmer
  • Coorparoo
  • East Brisbane
  • Fairfield
  • Fig Tree Pocket
  • Fortitude Valley
  • Graceville
  • Hemmant
  • Indooroopilly
  • Kangaroo Point
  • Lytton
  • Milton
  • Moggill
  • Murrarie
  • New Farm
  • Newstead
  • Norman Park
  • Oxley
  • Pinkenba
  • Rocklea
  • Sherwood
  • South Brisbane
  • Tennyson
  • Yeronga
  • Yerongpilly
  • Windsor
  • Wacol

Brisbane Flood Maps

You can download the latest version of Adobe Reader for free.

 

To check if your property is flood prone, please check the Floodwise Property Report

Flood Modelling

Please find attached the latest maps from Council’s flood modelling which indicate predicted areas which may be inundated by today’s high tide (expected to peak at 14:09 at Brisbane Port Office) and tomorrow’s high tide.

Conditions are changing and we will provide updated maps to you when they are available. We are also expecting the following streets to be affected.

Sandbag Locations

Sandbags are available free of charge at the following locations:

  • Darra Works Depot, Shamrock Rd, Rocklea
  • Morningside Works Depot, Redfern Street, Morningside
  • Newmarket SES Depot, Wilston Rd, Newmarket (in carpark off Erneton Street)
  • Zillmere Works Depot, Jennings Street, Zillmere
   

 

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