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10 February 2021

2011 Brisbane flood reveals trees are a key to clean drinking water 

2011 Brisbane Floods shows that the revegetation of riverbanks can reduce the sediment load entering drinking water supplies during large floods.

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23 May 2023

Why was Brisbane’s 2022 flood different?

11 years on from the devastating 2011 flood, why was the Brisbane 2022 flood different? Why did it inundate areas untouched since 1974?

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8 September 2015

Navigating Norman Creek at the Museum of Brisbane

The history of Queensland’s most urbanised waterway is being explored in the Museum of Brisbane’s first film only exhibition, Navigating...

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17 September 2014

Queensland floods inspire world-first opera

A unique Australian opera performance inspired by the courage and resilience of those who lived through the devastating floods of 2011 will premiere this week during Brisbane Festival.

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1 May 2014

Can Brisbane survive an earthquake?

International disaster-modelling experts will demonstrate the impact of an earthquake hitting Brisbane's CBD.

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31 January 2013
Dr Matthew Burke

Transport in a flood crisis

By Dr Matthew Burke Transport access is essential for people to get to the goods and services they need in...

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7 June 2012

Floods Commission misses chance

The Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry was today labelled ___a missed opportunity___ by an adjunct professor at Griffith University’s School...

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3 January 2012

Counting the cost one year after floods

With the first anniversary of the Brisbane floods upon us, there are lessons still to be learned. As the debate...

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2 November 2011

Evidence fails to link suicide to flood tragedy

The Director of the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention at Griffith University has told the coronial inquest into...

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29 January 2024
Wivenhoe Dam at sunset

Is the Wivenhoe Dam really the guardian of the River City?

In the aftermath of recent cyclones, South-east Queensland residents should remain alert - especially the catchments downstream of Wivenhoe Dam says Griffith University’s Dr Margaret Cook.

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