Menu
News

Graham says it his 'human duty'to help in Debbie's wake

Pastor Graham Robbins from Ayr has been hard at work in the Whitsundays since Debbie touched down.
Pastor Graham Robbins from Ayr has been hard at work in the Whitsundays since Debbie touched down. Peter Carruthers

DEACON of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Ayr Graham Robbins said it was his "human duty” to lend a hand in Debbie's aftermath.

Graham and his team have been on the ground in the Whitsundays ever since they could get through from Ayr.

The buzzing of their chainsaws has been music to the ears of people from Hydeaway Bay to Dingo Beach, to Conway and Wilsons Beach and throughout Cannonvale and Airlie Beach.

They also hit the communities of Midge Point and Bloomsbury.

"We have been chainsawing anything and everything,” Graham said.

Representing the Adventist Development and Relief Agency, Graham said his number had been passed on to people in need throughout the disaster affected region by the Volunteer Whitsundays group, local shop owners and through word of mouth.

"The phone hasn't stopped ringing. People need help and I am here to help people, nothing more.

"It's my human duty. Australia is great country, if someone needs help you help them,” Graham said.

If you need help with chainsaw work give Graham a call on 0484 570 260.

Topics:  cyclone debbie tc debbie whitsundays


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Airshow to be part of runway dinner

DONE DEAL: Paul Bennett and airport owner Ross Armstrong shake hands over the new airshow deal for next year.

Airshow to be part of runway dinner.

Local young-gun aims high after meeting heroes

INSPIRING TALENT: Jack Miller, Harry Maxwell, Max Whale and Kayden Downing in Proserpine last weekend.

Local Aussie Champ has sights set high ahead of Brisbane Cup

Look out for the Whitsunday's rising motor sport star

Hunter Penhallurick at a test day at Phillip Island last month.

Local teen Hunter Penhallurick has been sponsored to race nationally

Local Partners