RiverCity views inspire SEQWaterFutures charrette

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Motivation to think of creative insights with a collective efforts at the SEQWaterFutures charrette was inspired by expansive Briosbane river views.

Meet the SEQ WaterFutures facilitators of the upcoming planning charrette

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The upcoming SEQ WaterFutures workshop - in early August - will be lead by an international team of facilitators form the USA and the Netherlands. Their experience is eagerly welcomed as we embark on an ambitious approach to better understanding the adaption and resilience options and what this can offer for South east Queensland.

What is a Charrette?

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In August we have a multi day workshop called a Planning Charrette. So where does this term come from?

Two years of topics, shared experiences and discussion leads to a SEQ WaterFutures workshop

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Over that last 2 years our Flood Community of Practice collective has worked together on a range of topics. In August we will initiate an ambitious and creative design based workshop to further develop and utilise this collective experience and knowledge in developing options for future South East Queensland flood resilience and adaption initiatives.

"Hacking" into the Queensland Climate Change Policy

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Thirty participants came together to seek solutions and suggestions to make the Queensland Climate Policy better direct doable actions by all parts of the community

Insights on resilience and flooding in 2016 Queensland Budget

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This week the annual Queensland Budget was tabled.  Among the…

Upcoming event

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To build on the open minded thinking stimulated by the February Flood Hypothetical – an event in early August aims to develop a more substantiated set of principles and design options for the Brisbane River catchment.

Queensland Local Government Coastal Hazard Adaptation Program

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The Local Government Association of Queensland, through a budget allocation of $12 million from the Queensland Government, have a funding offer for project proposals from coastal local governments to undertake coastal hazard adaptation planning - QCoast2100

Queensland active at Flood Management Australia Conference

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Queenslanders participated across a range of activity at the annual FMA conference with Shoalhaven - City Council at Nowra, NSW in May

Flood resilience of river catchments - Report from Queensland Audit Office 

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In April in this audit, the effectiveness of flood resilience activities since 2011, focusing specifically on the Bremer, Lockyer, Mid and Upper Brisbane River catchments was examined and presented to the State Government