A Day On The Green for Ronald McDonald House Charity

During the most difficult times in their lives, Ronald McDonald House Charity gives seriously ill children the best gift of all – their families. Since the first Ronald McDonald House opened in Australia in 1981, RMHC has hosted over 2.9…

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Did You Know – Most Expensive Cyclone ever?

TC Debbie is the 2nd most expensive cyclone in Australia’s history only second to Darwin’s Cyclone Tracey in 1974. North Queensland has a history of devastating natural disasters including cyclones and floods. Some of the more significant events affecting the region…

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Walker Predicts Queensland Cyclone

Long range forecaster Hayden Walker from Walker’s Weather is predicting a cyclone will begin developing late February and cross the coast between North and Central Queensland in early March. The son of Lennox Walker, the world-famous Australian Long Range Weather Forecaster,…

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Hail Rings

Hailstones are created when the updrafts in thunderstorms carry raindrops upwards into extremely cold areas of the atmosphere and they freeze. The hailstone can grow by colliding with super-cooled water droplets in the updraft that freeze upon contact with the hailstone. When…

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Tell Tale Signs of Hail Damage

When a claim of hail damage is received it is obvious that our thoughts immediately turn to the roof because this is the largest part of any home that is facing the sky and therefore the threat of hail.  However…

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First Hail of 2017-18 Storm Season

At 4.45pm on Thursday 26 October 2017, wind gusts of up to 89km/h and large hail stones were recorded west of Brisbane. While reports of golf ball sized hail were consistent across the affected area, there was a social media…

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Ambrose Building – We are Local

At Ambrose Building, it really hits home when we respond to natural disasters like Tropical Cyclone Debbie, that we are very proud to be a family owned Queensland company, that employs locals in each of our offices in Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Rockhampton, Bundaberg,…

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Channel 7 – Ambrose Building and Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie was touted to be the most dangerous cyclone to impact Queensland since Cyclone Yasi in 2011. Forming as a tropical low on 23 March, the low gradually intensified to a named tropical cyclone on 26 March 2017. After…

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