Lake Macquarie History

Interview with Jill Bogaerts

Jill Bogaerts is a Lake Macquarie City Council employee. Part of her role as a Community Planner, is to work with the Red Cross and Department of Community Services to set up evacuation centres in times of emergency. In this interview she recalls the work done in setting up an evacuation centre at Wests Leages Club.

photo: lake level rise on waterfront at squids ink motel and restaurant, pacific highway belmont during the june 2007 storms