As the water receded in Gympie, the true extent of the flood damage emerged and the town got on with the clean-up.
FLOODWATERS were starting to recede in Gympie on this date last year, but damage repair and a massive clean-up effort were only just beginning.
AS Louisa and Clinton Corbet cleaned up after Gympie's Mary St flood, one year ago this week, there was one sentiment they grew to find especially irritating.
ONE year ago today, Queensland's massive flood disaster made its presence felt in Mary St.
MANY localities in the Gympie Region experienced significant impacts as a result of the natural disasters and flooding last December and January.
DISASTER payment rules have created a financial nightmare for councils battling to carry out flood repairs, Gympie Region councillors heard.