Optus's Tom O'Dea marooned by floodwaters near Mendooran, north-east of Dubbo

Faye Wheeler
By Faye Wheeler
Updated February 12 2020 - 3:10am, first published February 11 2020 - 4:30am
PREDICAMENT: Optus regional general manager Tom O'Dea (Inset) was stranded when floodwaters suddenly rose near Mendooran. Photos: CONTRIBUTED

Fast-rising floodwaters left a telecommunications boss stranded on a country road north-east of Dubbo but he emerged unscathed the next day in a classic case of the bush helping in times of need.

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Faye Wheeler

Faye Wheeler

Journalist

I have been a journalist for more than a decade and in that time I have been keeping Daily Liberal readers up to date about issues affecting them and what's happening in their community. Throughout my career I have covered a range of rounds and most recently I have been focusing on the business round.

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