Debbie bringing Billinudgel together

Billinudgel pub under water after cyclone Debbie. Photo Alice Amoré.

Billinudgel pub under water after cyclone Debbie. Photo Alice Amoré.

The Billinudgel community have been working together to help each other back on their feet and now you can help them too.

Tuesday local publican Ken Barnham sent a letter to all the Billinudgel businesses to arrange a get together to see how they could fundraise for the town.

‘We are going to try to organise a fundraising event in about the middle of next month,’ said Ken.

‘We put together a Go Fund Me Page on Saturday to get it rolling.

‘We want this to be something for the whole town.’

Billinudgel is no stranger to floods but the extreme nature of ex cyclone Debbie even took them by surprise.

‘The whole town went under,’ said a lover of Billinudgel, Alice Amoré.

‘Essentially without the businesses here there is no town.

‘The residents, they lost everything. This just shows how the community is bound together and we want the community to continue.’

Donate to Billinudgel town on their Go Fund Me Page and keep an eye out in The Echo for the upcoming town fundraiser.

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