Work starts on roof of mould-infested public house
THE roofing has arrived for Peter Bourke's mould-infested house.
The 59-year-old has lived in public housing in Gladstone for four years and has been fighting the Department of Housing to have a serious mould problem fixed.
Following an investigation by The Observer, Gladstone's Housing Department managers visited Mr Bourke last week and promised to re-roof the house, to begin before the end of this week.
Mr Bourke said the roofing materials arrived and three builders had been busy on the job.
"The guys have got half of it done now and said they'd be back here tomorrow to finish it off," he said.
"It's a slight pitched roof, they reckon they'll have it done by tomorrow arvo."