Colin Cossey cracks a big smile as he jokes with his new friend, Red Cross volunteer, Dorothy at the Bundaberg floods evacuation centre in southern Queensland. “I’m a guest here of Australian Red Cross if you don’t mind. Have a look at her smiling face,” he says.
Colin is 94-years-old. He was born at the end of the First World War, though Dorothy says he looks younger than many 70-year-olds. All his possessions and his home – a caravan – have been destroyed by a raging torrent of water that swept through the town.find out more about Who you are helping