flooding

Ngiyampaa elder Dr Beryl Carmichael says record flooding on the Darling River was caused by bad policies, including the privatisation of water. Tracey Carpenter reports. 

More than three councils and many residents opposed Racing Victoria’s 2004 proposal to build a flood wall around Flemington Racecourse because it would exacerbate flood risk in the area. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Warragamba Dam during flooding.

The NSW government’s “silver bullet” solution to manage flood risk is to raise Warragamba Dam even though the global experience is that this increases the danger to communities. Jim McIlroy reports.

North Coast Environment Council president Jim Morrison has accused Forestry Corporation of New South Wales  of endangering lives and disregarding ecology. Kerry Smith reports.

International Centre for Climate Change and Development's Noor-E-Elahi speaks to Susan Price about how climate-induced catastrophes are impacting on Bangladesh and its fight against COVID-19.

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