Posts Tagged: flood

Dungog Floods: A Case Study Of Spontaneous Coordination and Community Led Recovery

In April 2015 the small rural community of Dungog, in the Hunter Valley region of NSW, experienced a significant flooding event which resulted in the loss of 3 lives and the inundation of over 100…

Queensland Builds Resilience to Extreme Weather Events with Largest-Ever Flood Study

The Queensland Government has released what it calls the “most detailed and comprehensive flood study ever undertaken in Australia” in an effort to help the state prepare for future extreme weather events. The Brisbane River…

Flood disaster scenario rehearsal to make Melbourne communities more resilient

Rehearsing a disaster scenario inside a relief centre may not be everyone’s idea of how to spend a weekend but that is what has been happening in North Melbourne. Arts House at North Melbourne town…
July 11, 2016

Disaster assistance for NSW

Joint Media Release Attorney-General Minister for Emergency Management Special Minister of State Minister for the Public Service and Integrity The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services Minister for the…

End date approaches for Queensland flood payments

Joint Media Release Minister for Human Services Senator the Hon Jan Mclucas Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General The Hon Shayne Neumann MP 18 July 2013 People affected by the Queensland Floods this year in the…

Making a Difference: Flood victim

Yahoo!7     July 19 John Tyson lost his wife and son in Toowoomba’s flash flood of 2011. Now he’s developed a building product that’s disaster resilient. Kay McGrath reports.

Flooded Victorian communities to receive disaster assistance

Joint Media Release Attorney-General Minister for Emergency Management Special Minister of State Minister for the Public Service and Integrity The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP Victorian Minister for Police and Emergency Services The Hon Kim…

Additional disaster assistance for NSW farmers

        Joint Media Release Attorney-General Minister for Emergency Management The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services The Hon Michael Gallacher 24 June 2013 Attorney-General and Minister…

Floods in Alberta, Canada Cause Power Outages

June 25, 2013 by Linda Hardesty Heavy rains and flooding in Alberta, Canada, swelled the Bow and Elbow rivers, flooding Calgary and cutting power. The outages could cripple businesses in the Canadian oil capital for weeks…
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