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Vollies off to fix Queensland again

By johnboy 4 February 2011 2

The 21 strong ACTSES deployment to QLD have left Canberra Airport to help in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Yasi.

ESA Commissioner Mark Crosweller and ACTSES Chief Officer Tony Graham farewelled the deployment who fly to Brisbane and then board a chartered flight to Cairns.

The deployment is due to return to the ACT on Tuesday afternoon.

9:10am Friday 4 February 2011

[Courtesy ESA]

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planeguy 12:45 pm 04 Feb 11

“collies who gave day jobs”

God, my typing on a phone sucks!

planeguy 10:46 am 04 Feb 11

Just to highlight that this means 63 SES personnel (roughly a quarter of the service) have now deployed since Jan. ACTSES has also maintained full capabilities in Canberra at this time, as demonstrated by our ability to put lots of teams in the field since Wed night to deal with trees and storm issues here (there are still tree jobs coming in this morning).

Not bad for a bunch of collies who gave day jobs (and our employers, families etc…)

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