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St Andrew's, South Brisbane parishioner Jon Eastgate assisted with the flood clean-up in March 2022 when the homes of his Fairfield neighbours were submerged

“These weather events are turning points in people’s lives”

“We moved stuff upstairs. The lights went out. We headed for higher ground, and there we stayed for five days. We were lucky because we had just a couple of inches of water in the rooms we had emptied. Our neighbours, a few metres down the hill, were not so lucky,” says Jon Eastgate from St Andrew’s, South Brisbane