A decade on, Loretta wants us to remember drought's lessons

Sally Gall
Updated May 15 2024 - 6:43pm, first published 6:00pm
Loretta Johnson was 29 years old when she was the Longreach Ambulance Station officer-in-charge, watching a drought crisis unfolding. Picture: Supplied
Loretta Johnson was 29 years old when she was the Longreach Ambulance Station officer-in-charge, watching a drought crisis unfolding. Picture: Supplied

A decade on from when drought in western Queensland began turning into a full-scale disaster, one of those at the front line of keeping communities on an even keel has put out a call to remember those days.

Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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