Gloucester's 1978 flood and 2021 flood compared

Anne Keen
Updated March 31 2021 - 10:12am, first published 4:00am
On the left, a car leaves Grahame's garage during the 1978 flood. On the right, the same building, now Gloucester Hardware during the 2021 flood.
On the left, a car leaves Grahame's garage during the 1978 flood. On the right, the same building, now Gloucester Hardware during the 2021 flood.

It was exactly 43 years to the day, from 1978 to 2021, that businesses in Gloucester were impacted by major flooding. Both events occurred on March 19 and 20 with only the time of day differing.

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Anne Keen

Anne Keen

Journalist

Anne has been a journalist with the ACM (Australia Community Media) since 2016. She primarily works at the Gloucester Advocate but also contributes to the Manning River Times.

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