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Denman's Daniel van Gelder wins award for carrying groceries through heavy mud to Upper Hunter client on remote property at Gungal

Updated December 12 2022 - 10:17pm, first published December 7 2022 - 11:00am
During the wet weather, home care worker Daniel van Gelder walked groceries by foot for two kilometres through thick mud to care for his client, retired farmer Alex Perkins. Picture supplied.

Retired farmer Alex Perkins, who has limited mobility, was left cut off from the outside world on his property at Gungal in the Upper Hunter after a two kilometre access road become an impassable bog from heavy rain.

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