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Brisbane Council Beefs Up Flood Planning Measures

Brisbane City Council will review its planning laws while beefing up a flood resilience program and rebooting its voluntary home buy-back scheme in the wake of the 2022 floods.

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the council would adopt all 37 recommendations in the former Governor of Queensland Paul de Jersey’s Brisbane Flood Review report released this week.

The February floods, caused by a three-day rain event, affected 9000 more properties and almost double the number of suburbs across the city than the 2011 floods. Continue here