Inquiry into Flood Mitigation Infrastructure in Victoria

Photo Gallery

 

Swan Hill - July 2011

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Swan Hill levee

 

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Murray River at Swan Hill

 

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Lake Boga mitigation works

 

Horsham and Beaufort - August 2011

 

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Mallee CMA briefing Committee members

 

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Ring levee - Horsham

 

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Quantong river gauge

 

 Mildura - September 2011

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Mildura levee

 

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Mildura levee

 

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Robinvale levee

 

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Mildura loch

 

Lakes Entrance - October 2011

 

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Bete Bolong

 

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Bete Bolong

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Bete Bolong drain with pump

 

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Committee members at Orbost

 

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Snowy River, Orbost

 

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Tinamba West

 

Rochester and Creswick - November 2011

 

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Creswick

 

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Strathmerton

 

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Committee members at Strathmerton

 

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Yielima

 

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Yielima

 

 

 

Content and News

 

The report on the Inquiry into Flood Mitigation Infrastructure in Victoria was tabled in Parliament on 29 August 2012.

Please refer to the Report and response tab to access a pdf version of this report.

The Victorian Government response to the Inquiry into Flood Mitigation Infrastructure in Victoria will be due on 1 March 2013.

Please refer to the Report and response tab to access a pdf version of the government response when available.

 

 

 

 

 

Terms of Reference

 

That under s 33 the Parliamentary Committees Act 2003, the Environment and Natural Resources Committee is required to inquire into, consider and report no later than 30 August 2012 matters relating to flood mitigation infrastructure in Victoria, with particular reference to:

(a) identifying best practice and emerging technology for flood mitigation and monitoring infrastructure including river gauges;

(b) the management of levees across Victoria, including ownership, responsibility and maintenance on both public and private land;

(c) waterways management, including the nature and extent of vegetation clearing activities within waterways and their general maintenance;

(d) identifying those entities and individuals having ownership of waterways and the responsibility for their clearing and their maintenance; and

(e) the extent to which, if any, local knowledge of residents is employed in effecting waterways clearing and maintenance.

  

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