Rain in the Barrington Tops sends 'gully raker' rushing down Moonan Brook to the amazement of locals

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated January 9 2020 - 10:20pm, first published 3:00am
Here it comes: The gully raker makes its way down Moonan Brook to the delight of locals on Tuesday. Picture: Fiona Coddington

Word quickly spread around the residents of Moonan Brook on Tuesday evening that decent rainfall had finally fallen in the Barrington Tops and water was coming their way.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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