BlazeAid volunteers enlisted to help Banana flood clean-up

BlazeAid volunteers will stay in the Banana Shire to help farmers rebuild after the floods.
BlazeAid volunteers will stay in the Banana Shire to help farmers rebuild after the floods.

BANANA Shire Council has enlisted the services of BlazeAid to help farmers and families rebuild after another flood.

BlazeAid is a volunteer-based organisation that works with farmers and families in rural Australia after natural disasters.

Working alongside farmers, volunteers help to rebuild fences that have been damaged or destroyed, as well as other flood related recovery works such as debris clean-up or irrigation restoration.

Volunteers can stay in an area for as long as there is a need.

Volunteers will be based at the Dululu Recreation Area. The Salvation Army has been engaged to provide evening meals to the volunteers for the first month. 

A Farmer's Night is held every Saturday night, usually in the form of a barbecue, where the volunteers, farmers and community representatives can have an informal get together.

A local coordinator runs the BlazeAid camp for a week at a time and trains a new coordinator during that week to take over the following week. 

Community volunteers are needed to fill the local coordinator positions.

Volunteers and farmers need to register directly with BlazeAid. For more information and to register, contact the local coordinator on 0428 148 015 or visit blazeaid.com.au.

Topics:  banana shire, biloela, flooding, rain



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