ADAVALE FLOOD 1963

Taken from a No.10 Maritime Reconnaissance Neptune from Townsville which overflew the township on the morning of March 31st. 1963 and dropped a few supplies prior to the arrival of an Iroquois helicopter later in the morning.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

General Store-Adavale gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Mr. Wayne McNaught and the Royal Australian Air Force for making these photographs available. Photographs Copyright Australian Government.

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DESCRIPTIONS PROVIDED BY
MR. WAYNE MCNAUGHT
School Teacher (schoolie) at Adavale and one of 11 men
who sought refuge on the roof of the Greengate Hotel.