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Al’s rescue photographs are the best across Queensland

A Swift Water Rescue officer is swept down stream after getting a young boy to safety in Frenchmans Creek near Honour Street. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin
A Swift Water Rescue officer is swept down stream after getting a young boy to safety in Frenchmans Creek near Honour Street. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin Allan Reinikka

THE Morning Bulletin photographer Allan Reinikka was a winner at the Clarion Qld Media Awards on Saturday night.

Allan won the Regional and Community News Photograph award for his series of images capturing a swift-water rescue of a young Rockhampton boy in Frenchmans Crk on January 25. The pictures were taken during the flash flooding that hit the region.

"It was a pretty good feeling to win the award," Allan said yesterday.

Allan has been with The Morning Bulletin since August, 2008.

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