Launceston flood levees saved community $260 million in June 2016 flood

Holly Monery
Updated October 11 2017 - 9:34am, first published 8:50am
Pictures: Examiner Photographers

The impact of Launceston’s June 2016 floods could have been quadrupled had the old levee system been in place and failed, according to a Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research report.

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Holly Monery

Holly Monery


Holly Monery is a journalist for The Examiner newspaper, based in Launceston, Tasmania. Her main area of focus is local government.

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