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State Governor flies into Stroud

Excerpt courtesy of the Dungog Chronicle;

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor of New South Wales and Mrs Hurley flew into Stroud on Saturday morning to see first-hand the devastation caused by the April storm.

Accompanying them was retired Brigadier Darren Naumann who has been appointed to the role of regional recovery coordinator for the Hunter and Central Coast floods.

Stroud Showground and neighbouring houses either side of Mill creek bore the brunt of the storm with a wall of water pushing its way down the normally placid Mill Creek and Mill Brook.

Homeowners Graeme and Robyn Arkinstall and their three foster children were forced to the verandah roof of their 1860s homestead which was filled to chest height with muddy water and shifted off its foundations.

To read the article in full www.dungogchronicle.com.au

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