Burketown's post-flood wish list; skilled tradies, funding and tourists

Samantha Campbell
June 7 2023 - 3:55pm
Sixty per cent of Burketown residents were evacuated from the town when the flood hit in March. Photo: QPS
Sixty per cent of Burketown residents were evacuated from the town when the flood hit in March. Photo: QPS

Burketown faces a shortage of skilled trades people and recovery funding as the shire continues to rebuild from a record flood event.

Samantha Campbell

Samantha Campbell (nee Walton) has worked for regional and rural publications across New South Wales, Queensland and the Northern Territory. She is currently writing for the North Queensland Register based in North West Queensland. Email: samantha.campbell@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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