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Amanda Gearing

Higher Degree Research Student
Creative Industries
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Toowoomba-based journalist Amanda Gearing has built a collection of oral history recordings, photographs, hand drawn maps, videos and speech notes of flood survivors and rescuers in Spring Bluff, Murphys Creek, Toowoomba, Withcott, Postmans Ridge, Helidon, Carpendale and Grantham relating to the 2011 Queensland floods and the major flood event that occurred in Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley region on 10 January 2011: a flash flood (described as an 'inland tsunami') which devastatingly took 21 human lives.

Research areas

Lockyer Valley
Queensland Floods
Personal Narratives
Interviews
Oral histories
Toowoomba
Photographs
Floods

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Date record created:
2016-08-22T14:51:53
Date record modified:
2016-08-22T15:16:40
Record status:
Published - Open Access