The Commissioner heads up the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service, which is the primary provider of fire and rescue, emergency management and disaster management in Queensland through the Fire and Rescue, Emergency Management, Rural Fire Service and State Emergency services.
During her brief visit, Ms Carroll, who was accompanied by Assistant Commissioner Northern Region Steve Barber, took a ride in a flood boat on Lake Maraboon and attended a casual function at the Emerald SES facility with councillors and paid and volunteer regional emergency services staff.
She also presented Craig Wood with a SES Week certificate for his dedication and commitment to the Emerald SES group.
Central Highlands’ mayor Kerry Hayes said the locals put on a good show.
‘Everyone involved in facilitating the Commissioner’s visit did a great job,’ he said.
‘They presented as a professional and enthusiastic group and it was plain to see the level of fellowship and collaboration between the people involved in emergency services in this region.’