"Some of the work on damage could take up to 12 months to repair," Livingstone Mayor Bill Ludwig.

Cyclone Dylan's repair bill on Capricorn Coast could hit $1m

IT'S not a full-blown picture yet, but preliminary damage estimates on the Capricorn Coast, as a result of Cyclone Dylan, could clocked in somewhere between $500,000 and $1 million.

Livingstone Mayor Bill Ludwig yesterday said that figure could rise significantly once a full damage assessment was done.

The council will now prepare its preliminary assessment report to apply for State funding from Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements.

 

The council must also meet a $134,000 threshold contribution towards public infrastructure and road damages for the State Government to approve funding.

It can then go on to assess the full extent of damage on the Capricorn Coast.

Cr Ludwig told The Morning Bulletin yesterday there was significant damage on the Capricorn Coast between Bangalee and Zilzie.

 

There were also a number of rural roads and other infrastructure across the shire severely impacted by flash flooding and damage.

Some places he said were not accessible. "Some of the work on damage could take up to 12 months to repair," he said. Cr Ludwig confirmed the cost of damages at Great Keppel Island Hideaway would have to be covered by private insurance.



From A+ students and rep football to home invasion

premium_icon From A+ students and rep football to home invasion

HOW two talented boys ended up on the wrong side of the law

Coast sisters launch into swimwear world with stylish brand

premium_icon Coast sisters launch into swimwear world with stylish brand

GALLERY: Yeppoon duo create bikini brand for women of all body types

Man arrested following bashing and dumping of Rocky man

Man arrested following bashing and dumping of Rocky man

POLICE charge a man for the assault of a 23yo last week

Local Partners