Keepsake cap­tures flood’s fe­roc­ity

Central and North Burnett Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

RE­MEM­BER the 2013 flood through im­ages and sto­ries of those who en­dured it.

TheNorth Bur­nett Flood Book is a 96-page com­mem­o­ra­tive book con­tain­ing hun­dreds of flood pho­tos from through­out the re­gion.

A book launch will be held in each town, start­ing with the Rise and Shine con­cert in Gayn­dah this Fri­day from 4pm to 8pm.

A five night hol­i­day on Fraser Is­land do­nated by Cathe­drals on Fraser will be up for grabs at the Mun­dub­bera launch on Satur­day.

There will be two hol­i­day pack­ages to Coco Bay Re­sort in Noosav­ille given away the dur­ing other book launches through­out the Cen­tral and North Bur­nett.

As well as the hol­i­days, there are great prizes to be won at the launches in­clud­ing a fam­ily pass to Aus­tralia Zoo and Blue Dog goods.

The flood book is com­pre­hen- sive and cov­ers all towns of the Cen­tral and North Bur­nett.

The 2013 flood was un­like any ever ex­pe­ri­enced be­fore.

It has shaped lives and for­ever changed the peo­ple in this re­gion.

The book is a keepsake to re­mind us how fe­ro­cious the flood was and the dam­age it caused.

And, in fu­ture years, it will amaze read­ers with how far the Cen­tral and North Bur­nett has re­cov­ered and moved for­ward from the event.

Make sure you head along to your town’s book launch for a chance to win the great prizes..

Books will be avail­able at the up­com­ing book launches and will be avail­able over-the-counter at North Bur­nett Re­gional Coun­cil of­fices from Mon­day, May 20.

Or­ders can also be made through BIEDO on 4169 7851 or biedo­me­dia@bur­

Photo: Bran­don Livesay

DEL­UGE: Iconic im­ages of the Aus­tralia Day flood will fea­ture in the new book.

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