Cyclone Yasi telco clean-up: photos

Cyclone Yasi telco clean-up: photos

Summary: In the days following the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Yasi on the mainland of far north Queensland, Telstra and Optus engineers have been hard at work to bring services back online.

TOPICS: Telcos, Optus, Telstra

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    Telstra's service delivery team manager Dave Kincaid directing Army Engineers at the Cardwell exchange yard clean-up.

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    A Telstra communications technician, Ross Auger, installing new cards in the Tully exchange to restore services.

Topics: Telcos, Optus, Telstra


Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry, the National Broadband Network, and all the goings on in government IT.

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  • I think Optus got it wrong; thats not the water tower in Innisfail, its either the water tower in Halifax, or most likely the water tower in Ingham. The water tower in Innisfail is shown here:
  • It is the water tower in Ingham; check Haig Street Ingham on Google Maps.