February / March floods caused by wettest week on record for many in Qld, NSW

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated May 25 2022 - 11:09pm, first published 9:00pm
WASHED OUT: Queensland's road network was severely damaged as a result of the floods earlier in the year. Photo: Lucy Kinbacher.

THE BUREAU of Meteorology (BOM) has confirmed the heavy rain that caused extensive flooding in Queensland and NSW earlier in the year was record-breaking for many centres.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.

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