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Floodplain Management Policy, Alice Springs Report by the Alice Springs Floodplain Working Group



Floodplain Management Policy, Alice Springs Report by the Alice Springs Floodplain Working Group


Verhoeven, T. J.


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 37/1983




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Dept. of Transport and Works

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Alice Springs


Report ; 37/1983

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Technical Report WRA83037 Viewed at 04:02:48 on 18/02/2010 Page 3 of 14. i 11 11 J J j l 1 l -" -, -; l - , I !f ,,' -" ", ... "" 1. , .. , " . BACKGROUND The Northern Terri torY ? lood P lai:-~ Mar:agement Corrunittee, comprising-represe!'!."C.2.tives from the Departments of Lands, Transpor"C. and Works and the Northern Territory Pol~ce (who also represent the Northern Territory ~~erge~cy Service), was established to cevelop, coordinate, oversight and implene~t a detailed flood plain manageme~t policy. An interim policy was produced the effect of adoDtina that interiQ Doliev "-.. -' -- }l..lice Springs had to be assessed. Persons fran Govern~e~t Depa~tme~~s and Private Enterprise met O~ the 20 Ap~i~ 1982 under the chair;nanship of ~lr. :-oh:"'; ? inney f Director of the Sou~her~ Divisio~ 0: the Department of Lands ir: .:l.lice Spri:-,gs. From that meeting, guideli~es for a worki~g party to report back to a subsequent rr.eeting were laid down and 3e:nbers of the T..lorking party nominated. The Working Group comprised the ~o:lowing rne!Ubers: ,Mr. L. Pilton (Chairman) Mr. J. Verhoeven Mr.- !\. Bowden De~artme~t 0: Lands Depart3e~t c~ Transport a::.d ~llorks Alice S~ri:1gs Town COUl".c i::' . >.'. -"-~'. ,.

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