There was lots of damage at the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens but the main area is now back open to the public.
There was lots of damage at the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens but the main area is now back open to the public. Lisa Benoit

Cyclone Marcia recovery slow but claims still grow

IT has been over three months since Cyclone Marcia swept through the region, but there is still a lot of recovery to be done.

As of June 2 there had been 36,483 insurance claims lodged, resulting in more than $518 million in losses (commercial $190.3 million, domestic $327.7 million), according to the Insurance Council.