Launceston flood levees hold up through first ‘test’

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Updated June 9 2016 - 7:44am, first published June 8 2016 - 3:41pm
Floodgates being installed on the Charles Street Bridge on Tuesday night. Picture: Scott Gelston.
Floodgates being installed on the Charles Street Bridge on Tuesday night. Picture: Scott Gelston.

Launceston Flood Authority chairman Alan Birchmore said he was pleased but “not in the least bit surprised” that Launceston’s levees held up through the South Esk flood. 

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Alexandra Humphries

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