Queensland’s south-east and far north are grappling with the aftermath of back-to-back natural disasters, with a recovery cost exceeding $2 billion, according to state Treasurer Cameron Dick.

The devastation resulted from powerful storms hitting the Gold Coast, Logan, and Scenic Rim on Christmas and New Year’s Day, accounting for three-quarters of the total damage bill.

I speak with Executive Producer at 4EB radio station Eduardo Jordan on how his home was impacted with a long power outage on Christmas Day.

Image: A view from a water catchment at the Gold Coast. Image by Eduardo Jordan.

Produced By: Moemina Shukur

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First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 9 January 2024