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Murray Massey, Cardwell and District Historical Society presented at the M&GSQ State Conference 2011 on "Embracing Yasi".

Murray Massey, Cardwell and District Historical Society presented at the M&GSQ State Conference 2011 on "Embracing Yasi".

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Murray Massey, Cardwell and District Historical Society Murray Massey, Cardwell and District Historical Society Presentation Transcript

  • Plenary: Dealing with Disasters Hall A, MECC Chair: Christine Ianna Murray Massey Cardwell and District Historical Society Embracing Yasi Sponsored by:
  • Let history be heard in the plan for recovery Embracing Yasi Cardwell & District Historical Society
  • The Elite Bracket
    • 1899 Princess Charlotte Bay ‘Mahina’
    • 1918 Mackay (January)
    • 1918 Innisfail (March)
    • 2011 Cardwell (February) ‘Yasi’
    Bureau of Meteorology
  • A rapid ocean surge of 5 metres Predicted tide Actual tide around 1.00 am
  • The power of the surge
  • Height of the surge
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  • Museum CWA
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  • Inside the Hubinger Museum
  • Vegetation stripped by wind ‘ Burnt’ by salt from the sea
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  • Where to start!
  • Drying out
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  • Curator Helen
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  • Monica’s 1927 wedding dress
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  • President Anne
  • Manager Ewen Engineer Phil
  • Built 1892 Cost £273 = $26,500 now
  • Items that were salvaged ... and sodden
  • Vice President Stephanie
  • Sunbeam House in 1976
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  • Maxine tells Pince William how Yasi claimed her home
  • Once the Freemasons’ Hall
  • My 1912 home
  • Repairs began last week
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  • Designated truck stop plan
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  • Girringun flame tree
  • Historic 1924 rail station
  • Open sand dunes as before
  • Yasi uncovers sea-port relics of 1800s A reminder of industry long gone
  • Cardwell circa 1900
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  • ‘ Roadworks’ in tidal zone
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  • www.cardwellhistory.com.au