How six psychiatry registrars became trapped at a three-day dinner party

A dinner party turned into an emergency camp for the friends when floodwaters rose quickly.
Sarah Simpkins
Dr Sean Kempster at flood waters in Cairns.

Psychiatry registrar Dr Sean Kempster and his friends thought their monthly dinner club was safe enough, two days after Cyclone Jasper tore through Queensland.

The group of 12 — including five other psychiatry registrars and an RMO — figured the worst was over when they gathered at his house in northern Cairns.