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Miscellaneous Correspondence and Data on Alice Springs Flooding 1986



Miscellaneous Correspondence and Data on Alice Springs Flooding 1986


Hamlyn-Harris, D.; Galton, R. P.; Charrington, Rowan; Freyling, Ron


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report no. 33/1986







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Northern Territory Government

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Alice Springs


Report no. 33/1986

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Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

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Northern Territory Government



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I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I J 12. Mr. Kevin Jordon asked if the brief could be presented to the Town Planning Conunitte.e . ,. 13. Mr. Freyling would promote 'the opportunity as part of the Flood Management Awareness programme. 14. The conunittee discussed the need for more control of land development in Alice Springs in relation to Flood Plain Management. For example, the recent proposal for a retirement village in the Eastside swamp. 15. The committee requested that the Executive Officer prepare a letter to a. the Director, Northern Territory Emergency Service expressing the committee's strong concern over what appears to be the lack of Flood Plain Management in Alice Springs. b. the Lands Ai.Jt~o:rity requesting information on the government policy regarding Flood Plain Management. 17. The chairman requested Mr. Paige bring the conunittee up to date with the early flood warning system in operation at present. 18. Mr. Paige briefed the committee with a revision of the "Early Flood Warning System" and an update of improvements made. Mr. Freyling advised the committee that a flood map of Alice Springs was now available from his department and copies would be prepared for the conunittee. 19. The chairman requested copies of the flood maps be distributed to members by the Executive Officer. Amendments to the Regional Counter Disaster Plan - Region 5 20. The Executive Officer called for amendments to the Regional Counter Disaster Plan - Region 5. 21. The following plan faults were brought to the attention of the Executive Officer. a. Chapter 7 - 701 is duplicated (2 copies) b. Chapter 7 - 710, the page is reversed with the holes being punched on the wrong side. c. Chapter 9 - 901 is duplicated (2 copies)