Riverina floods - one year on

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman
Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman
Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

View from south Gundagai from the top of Luke Street. Picture: Oscar Colman

View from south Gundagai from the top of Luke Street. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Gundagai floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Emily Centre at The Rock is surrounded by flood water. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Emily Centre at The Rock is surrounded by flood water. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

The Rock SES volunteer Leia Thiele at The Rock's SES Centre. Picture: Sara Schneider

The Rock SES volunteer Leia Thiele at The Rock's SES Centre. Picture: Sara Schneider

Natalie Lowe and Claire Norbury make a splash in flood water at Uranquinty. Picture: Oscar Colman

Natalie Lowe and Claire Norbury make a splash in flood water at Uranquinty. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Residents fill sandbags at Uranquinty Rural Fire Station. Picture: Oscar Colman

Residents fill sandbags at Uranquinty Rural Fire Station. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Uranquinty floods. Picture: Oscar Colman

Jono Jones helps sandbag Uranquinty. Picture: Oscar Colman

Jono Jones helps sandbag Uranquinty. Picture: Oscar Colman

Mick Conway helps move sandbags on the tractor in Uranquinty. Picture: Oscar Colman

Mick Conway helps move sandbags on the tractor in Uranquinty. Picture: Oscar Colman

Ann Taylor of The Rock had to throw out all of her possessions. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Ann Taylor of The Rock had to throw out all of her possessions. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Red Cross volunteers prepare to check on residents at The Rock. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Red Cross volunteers prepare to check on residents at The Rock. Picture: Addison Hamilton

A house in Waterview Street, Ganmain. Picture: Michael Frogley

A house in Waterview Street, Ganmain. Picture: Michael Frogley

VRA personnel take a break at Narrandera. Picture: Michael Frogley

VRA personnel take a break at Narrandera. Picture: Michael Frogley

Inundation in the Brewery Flat area between the Main Canal and the Murrumbidgee River. Picture: Michael Frogley

Inundation in the Brewery Flat area between the Main Canal and the Murrumbidgee River. Picture: Michael Frogley

Sandbagging at the lower section of the canal bank in Narrandera. Picture: Michael Frogley

Sandbagging at the lower section of the canal bank in Narrandera. Picture: Michael Frogley

Emergency services repair a lower section of the canal bank in Narrandera but almost lost a backhoe in the process. Picture: Michael Frogley

Emergency services repair a lower section of the canal bank in Narrandera but almost lost a backhoe in the process. Picture: Michael Frogley

A goat near Lake Talbot in Narrandera sought higher ground. Picture: Michael Frogley

A goat near Lake Talbot in Narrandera sought higher ground. Picture: Michael Frogley

Narrandera High School students fill sandbags. Picture: Michael Frogley

Narrandera High School students fill sandbags. Picture: Michael Frogley

Emergency services repair a lower section of the canal bank in Narrandera but almost lost a backhoe in the process. Picture: Michael Frogley

Emergency services repair a lower section of the canal bank in Narrandera but almost lost a backhoe in the process. Picture: Michael Frogley

Flood water tore through the region one year ago and many residents are still recovering from those affects.

Towns in the Riverina were among the hardest hit areas.

The Daily Advertiser takes a look back at photographs that were taken during one of the region's toughest times of recent years.