Related - Floodplain Manager April 2021

March Floods Create Records but Not Unprecedented Record rain fell across NSW in March 2021 and flooding reached record heights according to a special climate statement released by the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM). Insure or Relocate? Rising insurance bills and increasing disaster frequency and costs predicted under a changed climate […] Read more »

Floodplain Manager March 2021

Editorial My heart goes out to all those people that have been severely impacted by the recent floods, and to the friends and families of the two men who tragically lost their lives.  It was also heartening to see the real difference that the NSW SES and other volunteers were […] Read more »

Related - Floodplain Manager March 2021

East Coast Floods March saw heavy rainfall from North Queensland to Victoria with flash flooding and major riverine flooding causing mass evacuations, widespread damage and loss of life. Man Drowns After Becoming Trapped Inside Vehicle A 25-year-old man has died when his vehicle became trapped in floodwaters in Glenorie, NSW. […] Read more »

Floodplain Manager February 2021

Editorial There were more floods around Australia in the last month and Bureau of Meteorology forecasts we could be in for even more throughout autumn.  A feature of two of the recent floods in Western Australia and New South Wales has been the loss of key transport infrastructure through flood […] Read more »

Related - Floodplain Manager February 2021

Road Swept Away by Floodwaters North of Carnarvon Once in a decade flooding on the Gascoyne River results in $8.5 million in road repairs. Hundreds Evacuated as Northern Territory Floods The Aboriginal community of Jilkminggan, along the Roper River south of Katherine, was fully evacuated on 26 February as all […] Read more »

Steven Molino Praised for Valuable Flood Evidence during the Parramatta Powerhouse Museum Parliamentary Inquiry

Earlier this month, Molino Stewart Principal Steven Molino again appeared before the Select Committee on the Government's management of the Powerhouse Museum and other museums and cultural projects in New South Wales to give evidence regarding flood risks. Steven had previously submitted a report summarising the flood risks of the […] Read more »

Floodplain Manager December 2020 to January 2021

Editorial Happy New Year to all. It is hard to believe that this time last year I was reflecting on the devastating bushfire season that reached across Austraila and now we have witnessed widespread flooding across the country over the past couple of months. Of course, our recent floods, though […] Read more »

Related - Floodplain Manager December 2020 to January 2021

Fatal Floods A man has drowned and townships around the country were flooded as cyclonic activity on the east and west coast dumped rain through December and January. 2020 Climate Statement Released The Bureau of Meteorology has released its annual climate statement for 2020 revealing it to be the fourth […] Read more »