PLANS to flood proof Lismore with diversion channels and levees were first raised almost 40 years ago.

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13th April 2019 12:04 AM

Grafton resident learnt what's possible in a bigger flood when the Clarence River overtopped in 2013.

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30th Jan. 2018 4:01 AM

SIX months on from the devastating March flood, there has been a deafening silence from community leaders about moves to...

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07th Oct. 2017 4:10 AM

Council will begin work on the Pioneer River flood levee repairs in October, reducing flood risk to the area.

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14th Sept. 2017 8:09 AM

Politicians at odds over funding for the South Rockhampton Flood Levee

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16th July 2017 5:07 PM

Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, talks about the Flood Levee meeting held on Monday evening.

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11th July 2017 12:07 PM

Byrne and Landry clash again about survey on support for South Rockhampton Flood Levee.

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15th June 2017 6:06 AM

A LEVEE wall to mitigate flooding in Mary St could still be possible down the line but Mayor Mick Curran said it would not...

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10th June 2017 6:06 AM

Depot Hill residents threw their support behind the construction of the South Rockhampton Flood Levee saying the whole city...

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20th May 2017 5:05 AM

While Labor say Ms Landry should have Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in a headlock to get $25 million for the flood...

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05th May 2017 6:05 AM

FEDERAL Labor leader Bill Shorten has promised the $25 million needed to build the $60 million South Rockhampton Flood...

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03rd May 2017 3:05 PM

CAPRICORNIA MP Michelle Landry says she won't be swayed by front-page pressure, but will make any decision on a levee based...

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27th April 2017 1:04 PM

THE long awaited levee decision by the Central Highlands Regional Council will be announced today at the general council...

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11th April 2017 1:04 PM

A peak of 9 metres makes it Rocky's 4th highest flood on record.

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03rd April 2017 2:04 PM

BUNDABERG dodged a bullet as the remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie moved south and through the region this week, but...

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31st March 2017 3:03 PM

"It's not designed to flood proof Lismore, it's designed to protect it from what we call the one-in-10-year flood."

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31st March 2017 11:03 AM

A team of council workers spent the day erecting and removing the new temporary flood levee in Adelaide St, Maryborough.

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19th Feb. 2017 6:02 PM

If high tide coincides with heavy rain, levee system could fail, cause flooding

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25th Jan. 2017 9:01 AM

65 homes and about 12 commercial and industrial properties will be protected from a one in 10 year flood.

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30th June 2016 11:06 AM

THE State Government is considering the Fraser Coast Regional Council’s plans to re-scope the Maryborough Flood Levee.

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23rd Sept. 2015 11:09 AM

AFTER a long wait the construction of Maryborough’s flood levee is on the horizon as tenders for the work are released on...

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19th June 2015 11:06 AM

When stormwater drains closed off, Lakes Creek Rd helps create a flood levee to protect homes in low-lying Berserker...

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28th May 2015 8:05 AM

THE Member for Capricornia launched an attack on Rockhampton’s mayor yesterday, saying she shouldn’t be pushing the flood...

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01st Nov. 2014 12:11 PM

LOCAL Government Minister David Crisafulli has urged Rockhampton Regional Council to continue to “build the case” for the...

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24th Oct. 2014 6:10 AM

A $2.8 MILLION North Rockhampton flood mitigation project is set to begin thanks to a $1.5 million contribution from the...

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22nd Oct. 2014 11:10 AM

THE FEASIBILITY of Mundubbera's proposed levee will be determined in the next month by construction costs and flood...

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04th Sept. 2014 6:09 AM

FIRE that burnt away bamboo on the levee bank has revealed the extent of damage the succession of floods has done at Great...

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03rd Sept. 2014 6:09 AM

FLOOD mitigation took a couple of steps forward with the announcement of projects to lift River Rd in Gympie and...

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19th June 2014 7:06 AM

A LEVEE to protect Gympie’s CBD is “unfinished business” for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister...

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19th June 2014 6:06 AM

RAISING the levee could be the difference between “getting wet feet” says Local Government Minister David Crisafulli about...

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17th May 2014 5:05 AM

ROCKHAMPTON mayor Margaret Strelow says council’s contribution will remain fixed at $13 million, as it lobbies for State...

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09th May 2014 6:05 AM

THE Maryborough Citizens and Ratepayers Association is questioning why a permanent levee in Queens Park has not been...

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08th May 2014 11:05 AM

THE great debate got down to the nitty gritty on Thursday as former mayor Lea Taylor and the incumbent, Margaret Strelow...

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20th April 2014 3:04 PM

JUST as the dust had settled between Cr Ian Petersen and the rest of the council over the controversial levee project...

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20th Feb. 2014 7:02 AM

IT’S been six weeks since I last had my say with an editorial, holidays are a great thing but a lot has happened in the...

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18th Feb. 2014 6:02 AM

IDEA to buyout several of the lowest buildings in the Gympie CBD to create better parking, open spaces and a more welcoming...

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17th Feb. 2014 8:02 AM

THERE will no doubt be plenty of people happy to hear the Gympie CBD flood levee plan has been scrapped.

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23rd Jan. 2014 7:01 AM

A 51% Blowout in the cost of building a levee across the touch ovals at Albert Park may lead to it being dumped


23rd Jan. 2014 5:01 AM

MAUREEN Perry presented a second petition against Gympie Regional Council’s proposed CBD flood levee.

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05th Dec. 2013 6:12 AM

TONY Perrett said the field investigations being carried out at Albert Park was a vital step in making sure the levee was...

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15th Nov. 2013 6:11 AM

I THINK most reasonable thinking people on both sides of the levee argument would have some understanding of Councillor Ian...

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14th Nov. 2013 7:11 AM

A NEW report on the Gympie levee project has confirmed that flood levels will not rise on the Southside with the levee in...

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14th Nov. 2013 6:11 AM

FINGERS were pointed and tables slammed in a dramatic face-off in Gympie Regional Council which culminated in approval of...

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14th Nov. 2013 6:11 AM

HANDING Aurecon two flood design projects worth more than $700,000 without putting them to public tender was side-stepping...

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13th Nov. 2013 5:11 PM

GYMPIE flood mapping issues, including effects on property values, are unavoidable, acting Mayor Tony Perrett said.

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11th Nov. 2013 8:11 AM

THE relatively new Q100 flood line is causing major head and heartaches for home owners under the imaginary line on the...

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07th Nov. 2013 8:11 AM

FOURTH generation Lockyer Valley farmer Linton Brimblecombe knows all about the effects of water, with irrigation a large...

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08th Oct. 2013 4:10 PM

SUNWATER has revealed Ben Anderson Barrage has sustained damage following January’s floods, with the cost of repairs still...

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09th Sept. 2013 10:09 AM

LIKE them, loathe or fear them, levees to flood-proof Emerald and a “special rate” to pay for them are on the agenda.

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06th Sept. 2013 10:09 AM