Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Fast Facts: What You Need to Know

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Fast Facts: What You Need to Know

Article excerpt

By the numbers:

Rockhampton's Local Disaster Co-ordination Centre received 2634 tasks in recent days:

564 involved fallen trees

492 structural damage

111 involved roofs

68 involved flooding

62 involved lack of water


All Catholic schools in Rockhampton, the Capricorn Coast and Gracemere are closed today.

The Rockhampton Grammar School is closed, and is expected to reopen Thursday.

CQUniversity will be closed until at least tomorrow.

Other schools closed today:

Berserker Street State School

Frenchville State School

Goovigen State School

Jambin State School

Prospect Creek State School

Rockhampton North Special School

Rockhampton Special School

Taranganba State School

Thangool State School

Waraburra State School

Wowan State School

Yeppoon State High School

Yeppoon State School


Caltex Williams St

Caltex truck site Yaamba Rd

Choice Thozet Rd

Puma Gladstone Rd

Red Bull Gladstone Rd

BP Gracemere

Caltex Dean St

Shopping Centres

Stockland Rockhampton

Northside Plaza

Glenmore IGA

City Centre Plaza

Allenstown Plaza

Bouldercombe Service station convenience store (no fuel available)

Gracemere Shopping Centre

Mount Morgan IGA


Gracemere Water Supply

FRW has experienced problems with the restoration of the water supply for Gracemere and is working on the problem. A water tanker will be available within the next couple of hours to provide water to residents. The tanker will be located in O'Shanesy St Gracemere at the end of the shopping centre. Residents will need to bring containers. Mt Morgan Water Supply

A water tanker will be available in Mount Morgan from about 11.40am on the corner of Pattison and Central St for those who do not have water. Bring containers to fill.

FRW is also working with Ergon and requested a generator for the pump at No 7 Dam to get the water to the water treatment plant. …

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