RESIDENTS in low-lying areas of Ipswich needed little prompting to start the enormous task of packing up their belongings on Monday.
AS THEY did in January 2011, the State Emergency Service swung into action over the long weekend to help flood-affected folk.
FOR two years, Rose Baxter fought and longed for the day cricket would resume on Keith Sternberg Oval.
THE lessons of the 2011 floods were not lost on Ipswich's CBD business owners, who were one step ahead of the rising Bremer River on Monday.
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