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Hawkesbury floods of October 2022 – Time lapse videos

Here is a compilation of time-lapse footage of nine different locations around the Hawkesbury district, showing the effects of the October floods that struck us recently. Each location has had up to a week's events compressed into under thirty seconds, comprising ~64,000 frames run together.


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St Albans, Lower Portland, Lower Macdonald and Colo deserve better of Hawkesbury Council

Every part of the Hawkesbury is important and deserving of effective representation and services. But the Hawkesbury is a big place, and residents of more remote areas sometimes feel like they aren't being heard. On the weekend I joined the Mayor and six other Councillors on a ~200k road trip to visit the communities of St Albans, Lower Macdonald, Lower Portland and Colo.


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From the town of Windsor to the House of Windsor–will the Australian republican debate be rekindled?

From the town of Windsor to the House of Windsor – Will the Australian republican debate be rekindled?

Amidst an outpouring of gratitude for the Queen's life of service, support for Australia remaining a Constitutional Monarchy has surged. Talking about whether institutions and symbols continue to reflect our values and loyalties is healthy. I wonder whether the passing of Queen Elizabeth will prompt a resurgence of the Republican debate in Australia.


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Update on the Grose River Bridge project – the Wilcox Home saved – for now

The Grose River Bridge project has caused controversy due to the baffling insistence of the developers that the road linking Grose Vale Road and Springwood Road plough through the home of the Wilcox family.
The motion before Council this week was to approve the VPA, condemning the home to demolition. I moved an amendment that called for more work to explore a road alignment that saves the house. I am pleased that this passed. Watch the video for more information.


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The debacle that is the Grose River Bridge project

When the Redbank developers promised they'd build a bridge across the Grose River back in 2012, they said the bridge would be completed by the time the development had sold 641 lots. It's now ten years later, the Redbank estate has sold over 700 lots, and not a single sod has been turned. I am unhappy, and you should be too...


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Should we lower Warragamba Dam instead of raising it?

Last week the Mayor advanced a motion at Council that calls on the State Government to change legislation regulating the operation of Warragamba Dam to permit the Dam to be lowered in times of likely high-rainfall which will provide a degree of flood mitigation ability.
I supported the motion, but I want to be very clear that lowering the *operating level* of the dam is not a substitute for *raising* the dam wall, which remains the best way to properly mitigate floods. Here's why...


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The Australian Local Government Assembly – What Hawkesbury can learn from a bigger picture, especially as it relates to natural disasters

Just before the floods overtook us all, I attended the Australian Local Government Assembly (ALGA) down in Canberra, an annual conference that pulls together the 537 local governments around Australia. Our focus is the bigger picture of local government as it relates to the nation as a whole – a perspective that I believe my colleagues often misunderstand because they express little interest in the subject. Presciently, a lot of what we heard about was about the increasing cost of natural disasters, and the disproportionate burden placed on Councils in the repair and cleanup.


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July 2022 Hawkesbury floods

The Hawkesbury-Nepean flood of July 2022 – the worst since 1978

July 5th 2022 represented the worst day of flooding in the Hawkesbury in 44 years. This flood exceeded 13.93m, beating both the March flood (13.71m) and the 2021 flood (12.91m), each measured at the Windsor gauge.
I toured the district, commiserated with locals, and took note of what I saw. This video represents the waters as they peaked. Councillors are being briefed daily by Council staff and we're proactive in guiding the response to the emergency.


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How the community rallied to clean up Pitt Town creeks after the floods

Two months ago I raised the terrible condition of Bardenarang Creek at Pitt Town after the March floods. Well, the community has rallied magnificently to help clean up the creek through the co-ordination of the resident's group, Council, and volunteer organisation Disaster Relief Australia and their corporate partners.


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Long-delayed road sealing program gets underway

Recently residents of Vineyard and Oakville witnessed the welcome sight of the dirt sections of Old Stock Route Road and Brennans Dam Road being sealed. Finally! I had been agitating for this since my election in 2016.


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Sky News Australia special report into flooding on the Hawkesbury-Nepean River

The Hawkesbury-Nepean River will flood again. It's a statistical certainty. I am heartened a major news outlet like Sky News Australia have recently run a four part investigative series on the subject on their Sky Weather channel. What they had to report should concern everyone in the Hawkesbury, Penrith, Hills and surrounding communities subject to flooding. Here is the whole video and some things I learned recently at a national conference where we discussed the increasing risk of natural disasters.


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The family home flooded because they live next door to development

After the March 2022 floods, for one family in Oakville, finding their lounge room flooded with water was the last thing they should have expected, because they live near the top of a hill. The reason was developers next door. Here's what happened, and how Hawkesbury Council's lack of responsiveness to entreaties for help has led them to choose to go public.


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Friends, Romans, Countrymen... Lend me your upper lip.

Movember 2022 is a wrap, and my schools team has raised $3,367 for mens health and mental health initiatives!

Thank you for those who have given their support, and its not too late to make a donation!

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Friends, Romans, Countrymen... Lend me your upper lip.

Movember Australia 2022 is a wrap, and my school's team has raised $3,367 for men's health and mental health initiatives!

Thank you for those who have given their support, and it's not too late to make a donation!

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After many years of waiting for updates to our 2 major planning documents, the Local Environment Plan (LEP) and Development Control Plan (DCP), have finally passed through the Chamber to go to the Planning Panel for advice then to Gateway at the NSW Department of Planning.

These documents outline controls which determine how our area is developed into the future, and what protections need to be in place to ensure valuable areas of our natural and built environment, including heritage and precious landscapes, are preserved. Development which is appropriate and sympathetic to its surrounds, enables growth within the confines of sustainability around what we wish to retain as a rural/semi-rural, highly valuable area into the future.

We know from multiple community surveys, that the attribute most highly valued by our community is our rural amenity and our unique, beautiful scenic landscapes. We have seen across the fringes of the city the diminishment of many vistas, replaced with swathes of hard surfacing and dense housing estates.

Our Council has expressly committed in the past, through our Rural Lands Strategy, to preserve our unique landscapes of mountain, valley and river views. We value it and we know our people expect preservation of our overall character. Ideally this would be reflected in our DCP as it is in our Community Strategic Plan.

We are directed by the State Government to adhere to the planning principles and priorities outlined in State Plans including the Western District Plan when making our planning instruments. There are 22 priorities in the Western District Plan.

It was very disappointing that the Labor and Liberal Councillors along with Councillors Sheather, chose to selectively remove, from the DCP, one of the Sustainability principles and priorities (W16, Western District Plan), 'protecting and enhancing scenic and cultural landscapes'. By removing any reference to views and vistas from the DCP, we have lost a control to protect our ridge lines, valleys and heritage precincts from being marred by inappropriate development.

The photo below shows an example of a vista captured looking down across Kurrajong Hills area. This area was one of those targeted for the controversial Bells Line of Road corridor a few years ago, and vehemently opposed by the community and Councillors, finally dismissed as an idea by the State Government. Imagine a large concrete highway going through that beautiful landscape.

Protecting views and vistas is not about an individual block of land, or adding reports to individual DAs, it is about the overall character and the .big picture' of an area. It is a planning tool capable of assisting us to retain what we know is precious and valuable to Hawkesbury residents.

Councillors voting to retain protection of views and vistas were myself, Councillor Danielle Wheeler, Councillor Nathan Zamprogno, and Councillor Shane Djuric.

If you wish to listen to the 'debate' around the DCP please follow the link below.
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This was such a disappointing outcome.

Excuse me, but I moustache you a question...

I thought Id give you all a mid-Movember update.
Movember raises awareness and funding for mens health and mens mental health initiatives.
Im pleased to say the team Im in has now raised over $2500.

I. Dont. Grow. Mos. I dont know whether Im Freddie Mercury or Ned Flanders. But Ill press on for a worthy cause.
Please support us. Even a little bit helps.

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Excuse me, but I moustache you a question...

I thought I'd give you all a mid-Movember update.
Movember raises awareness and funding for mens' health and mens' mental health initiatives.
I'm pleased to say the team I'm in has now raised over $2500.

I. Don't. Grow. Mo's. I don't know whether I'm Freddie Mercury or Ned Flanders. But I'll press on for a worthy cause.
Please support us. Even a little bit helps.

(Pic: mid playground duty snapshot)

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I am going with Ned. Good on you. Donation made

Im calling Ned 🤣🤣 what a great cause x

I was touched by the thanks of the outgoing Member for Riverstone Kevin Conolly MP when he gave his valedictory speech in the Parliament of NSW last week. He has given twelve years of dedicated service and is a good man.

I was the very first person Kevin employed in his office and I stayed with him part time for four years, while I was completing my Masters Degree in teaching. It got me through, and sitting under Kevins tutelage taught me the value of knuckling down, not minding the critics, and focusing on what delivers for the community.

Early on, I added a lolly bowl to the kitchenette in the electorate office. I added a cheeky quotation: The only safe pleasure for a parliamentarian is a bag of boiled sweets, famously offered by the English politician Sir Julian Critchley.
In my mind, it described Kevin well. Boring, but in a good way. Solid. Reliable. Hard working. Unpretentious. Refreshing, when the field of politics is often populated by people who think its *all* about themselves. As a brand, it won Kevin the biggest swing in Australian political history (30.2%) in 2011, and has held the seat of Riverstone for the Liberals ever since amidst huge growth and demographic change.

We didnt always agree. Were on opposing sides on social issues and on the same side on issues of party governance, fiscal prudence and integrity in government. But Kevin always argued in good faith and from a moral core, and thats why he gained my respect.
I wish Kevin well in retirement.

(Image: Kevin Conolly MP, myself and Senator Jim Molan AO DSC).

https://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/Hansard/Pages/HansardResult.aspx#/docid/HANSARD-1323879322-129073/link/56

I was touched by the thanks of the outgoing Member for Riverstone Kevin Conolly MP when he gave his valedictory speech in the Parliament of NSW last week. He has given twelve years of dedicated service and is a good man.

I was the very first person Kevin employed in his office and I stayed with him part time for four years, while I was completing my Masters Degree in teaching. It got me through, and sitting under Kevin's tutelage taught me the value of knuckling down, not minding the critics, and focusing on what delivers for the community.

Early on, I added a lolly bowl to the kitchenette in the electorate office. I added a cheeky quotation: "The only safe pleasure for a parliamentarian is a bag of boiled sweets", famously offered by the English politician Sir Julian Critchley.
In my mind, it described Kevin well. Boring, but in a good way. Solid. Reliable. Hard working. Unpretentious. Refreshing, when the field of politics is often populated by people who think it's *all* about themselves. As a brand, it won Kevin the biggest swing in Australian political history (30.2%) in 2011, and has held the seat of Riverstone for the Liberals ever since amidst huge growth and demographic change.

We didn't always agree. We're on opposing sides on social issues and on the same side on issues of party governance, fiscal prudence and integrity in government. But Kevin always argued in good faith and from a moral core, and that's why he gained my respect.
I wish Kevin well in retirement.

(Image: Kevin Conolly MP, myself and Senator Jim Molan AO DSC).

www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/Hansard/Pages/HansardResult.aspx#/docid/HANSARD-1323879322-129073/link/56
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2 weeks ago

A lot of people are losing money on 'Cryptocurrencies'. No wonder. It is the mother of all bubbles. A private fiat currency backed only by the faith that its value will continue to increase.

By definition it is not a proxy for any fungible physical goods, be it gold, the manufacturing capacity of a company, or the stability afforded by a sovereign state.
You’d have been better off buying a lottery ticket.

I am not even slightly sorry for people who are currently losing money on the crypto market.
Blockchain has a future - it’s a legit security technology with a range of applications. Crypto was and will always be a scam.
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totally agree...Crypto is no different to punting/betting gambling...

Bought the ATH, didn't you mate 😆? And since we're asking questions, do you know what is currently backing the US dollar? Apart from faith, I mean...

Councillor spitting his dummy and throwing his toys out of the cot on a public forum after loosing his pocket money in crypto. 😂🤣😂 Stick to your job mate.

Just get on with fixing our roads and keeping the streets clean. That’s what Council is paid rates for!

What an absolute flog thing to say. Governments including councils pillaging money from the masses for absolutely nothing in return. Councils are scams too. Bunch of thugs demanding protection money otherwise they’ll take your house.

My favorite part about this post is how you start your profile name with "Councillor" which I believe is a good way to get the sheep to think you know what your talking about....... Honestly crypto is just following it's cycle and it's actually holding up pretty well considering all the world events like COVID and the aftermath from that. I wouldn't recommend anything but Bitcoin as your definitely right to some extent. Now is rock bottom prices, it may go lower but the smart people are buying BTC to hold for the long run right now, and the dumb people are pointing fingers calling it a scam when obviously they don't really know much about the topic......... Typical politicians.......

Can see those that have lost, and feel hurt, have been drawn out of the woodwork. Those who made money are thankful, and ready for the next opportunity.

You are clueless mate..get an education...

Is it as big a scam as banks performing quantitative easing?

They lost me at NFTs

Justin Xerri the last sentence.

Very disappointing to see a supposedly "educated" individual have literally no fkn idea about crypto.

Compassion for those who dared to dream and lost.. may it be a learning experience. Congrats to those who managed to take profits, opportunities like these are not usually accessible to common folk like myself... so can we stop with the CBDC then if this whole crypto business is a scam

Sad to see a councillor share an opinion about something with no idea or understand about the subject... There are alot of people who are educated and are in significant profit with crypto... Knowledge is power, if you blindly invest in anything you will most likely loose.

Jonathan Apam

Bubble or not, I’ve made plenty on crypto And will continue to do so. Those that invest their entire savings?? Silly. Never invest or spend/gamble what you can’t afford to lose

I Would Never Do Crypto I Love be Cash

You don’t have to see the value in it. I do … but I certainly wouldn’t go on my neighborhood FB page spewing my opinion on it and saying I don’t feel sorry for all the idiots that don’t understand it properly and that don’t know how to make $$ from it. NFTs, Bitcoin, and Ethereum have a future whether you think it’s a scam or not.

Poor you Councillor! You have NO IDEA do you. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

You might want to join a Buy Swap and Sell FB page. Easier to troll and a lot more uneducated Boomers like yourself seeking self validation.

Trust NOBODY

Yep not me

How to say you owned FTT and LUNA without saying you owned FTT and LUNA. My response to this is two fold: 1) People who have had their A$$ handed to them by poor investments or trying to catch the falling knife have learnt from their mistakes and don’t need to be reminded, and the investors who know what they are doing have profited, and 2) Perhaps you could push for regulation in the space if you feel blockchain has a future. Proof of work needs to be incentivised by a cryptocurrency, or do I take it you only support private blockchain technology………

What would posses a Councillor Nathan Zamprogno coming out and saying this. Just stick to fixing the roads and removing rubbish get that right first mate

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This story on tonight's A Current Affair program provides another example of the problem I raised back in June. Let's count the similarities:

• A family, living in the Oakville/Vineyard area...
• Next to the development at Vineyard Stage 1...
• Due to massive earthworks adjacent to their property...
• Found themselves inundated by a torrent of mud whenever it rains, because...
• Hawkesbury Council were unable to perform adequate compliance and enforcement on the design of drainage and sediment control.

The experience of the Shannon family in my original story is identical to that of the family interviewed here. Both families should not have to endure this.
I will again be asking Council staff to act.

My original story in June:
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4 weeks ago

ABOUT FLIPPING TIME.

Brennans Dam Road at Vineyard is now completely sealed from Windsor Road through to Old Stock Route Road.

I fought for this project since my election in 2016, finally managing to convince Council to fund it in part from a $250,000 allocation from the Commonwealth Community Infrastructure program, topped up with Council funds resulting in a $560,000 spend.

There’s more to do – these works don’t encompass the Commercial Road approach (another $450K – I’ll keep at it). Pleasingly, the culvert works have proven to be resilient to the recent floods – proving local doomsayers wrong.

I understand that the condition of our roads is the #1 issue of concern to everyone right now. This is how we address it – one project at a time.

Council is progressing a $6.3m long-term program to repair or seal gravel roads like this one. Another $46m of work is in the design phase for a range of sealed-but-degraded roads around the district. This is on top of nearly $73m of works to repair major flood damage at Cornwallis, Lower Portland, Colo Heights, Settlers Road and elsewhere.

And yes, the potholes. Council and contractor crews repaired 2766 potholes in one month after the July floods, and thousands more since. All Councils, including Hawkesbury Council have been stretched in sourcing labour and materials to repair damage to the 1053km of roads around the district - interrupted by record rain and repeated floods. My hope is that the abatement of La Niña conditions will help us get on top of things.
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Could we spend some of that on maintaining the existing roads? To state the obvious.

When is commercial side of brands dam road going to fixed and sealed?

Is it still a single lane bridge??? No signs yet. Not really wide enough to be two way!

Commercial road been done ?

What about Old Pitt Town Rd. Its a disgrace and the pot holes are from Sports club to Boundary Rd intersection This is the flood evacuation route or could be dodge the potholes route. This.really needs to be attended to now.Maybe Nathan you could raise this at the next council meeting.

Tizzana road now 👍

Thanks for your advocacy Nathan Zamprogno

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Our latest infographic is attached, sorry for the delay. The Yarramundi Water NSW gauge does seem to have recorded some data this time, so we've now included it again.

Previously readings had been very erratic and inaccurate, we are unsure of the exact accuracy of the data but it would appear to be fairly stable.

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The Bureau of Meteorology is a Federally publicly funded service.
When they arent preoccupied with what we should call them (and whats wrong with BoM?), they curate key data about weather, climate trends and river/flood heights from gauges along our waterways.

To make my recent time-lapse video I was looking for the data from the gauges along the Hawkesbury-Nepean and its tributaries. 
This is the Bureaus data policy. After four days, the data is no longer publicly available for free and you have to pay for it.

The Manly Hydraulics Laboratory is a NSW State agency that also curates the same data. They gave me an identical response. After seven days, you have to pay.

Considering I can search hundred-year-old newspapers and thirteen year old Facebook posts within seconds, for free, I dont think its too much trouble for these services to make their archival data available on-line. Some of us use that data to inform the public and make important public policy decisions.

Ill be advocating to our MPs.

Robyn Preston MP - Member for Hawkesbury 
Susan Templeman MP
Hawkesbury Flood Statistics Unit

The Bureau of Meteorology is a Federally publicly funded service.
When they aren't preoccupied with what we should call them (and what's wrong with BoM?), they curate key data about weather, climate trends and river/flood heights from gauges along our waterways.

To make my recent time-lapse video I was looking for the data from the gauges along the Hawkesbury-Nepean and its tributaries.
This is the Bureau's data policy. After four days, the data is no longer publicly available for free and you have to pay for it.

The Manly Hydraulics Laboratory is a NSW State agency that also curates the same data. They gave me an identical response. After seven days, you have to pay.

Considering I can search hundred-year-old newspapers and thirteen year old Facebook posts within seconds, for free, I don't think it's too much trouble for these services to make their archival data available on-line. Some of us use that data to inform the public and make important public policy decisions.

I'll be advocating to our MP's.

Robyn Preston MP - Member for Hawkesbury
Susan Templeman MP
Hawkesbury Flood Statistics Unit
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2 months ago

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An associated issue for the Macdonald Valley - Currently both the Macdonald River river level monitoring stations at Howes Valley (Station Number: 561036) and St Albans (Station Number: 061353) are excluded from the BOM Flood Warning system, so BOM+SES cannot provide community alerts based on local data. For a few years now this has been raised with both State and Federal representatives, and the former Federal Minister's response provided to the State representative. This community needs action on this.

That’s a pretty disappointing response, but seems fairly typical of the “if it doesn’t generate $$$$ then it’s intrinsically valueless” world that we live in.

Considering they are funded by the Federal government, the information should be free. There is something wrong here, seriously wrong. This is "double dipping", as the Federal money is via the taxpayer, so the taxpayer them has to pay again for the data. Corruption???????

Pay twice, your taxes at work!

Just completely privatise them both and we can just pay for everything. 🙄

Try the Hawkesbury Flood Statistics Unit on FB and go to their website page.

Advocate for the roads

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A fight over funding shouldn’t get in the way of raising the Warragamba Dam Wall.

Today I announced that we’ll build this project with or without the support of the Federal Labor Government.

Raising the dam wall is a crucial project because it protects communities not just in times of flood, but also protects their water supply in times of drought.

In a flood similar to the worst on record in the valley, the number of homes impacted would drop threefold from 15,500 to 5,000, while only 14,000 people would need to be evacuated rather than 90,000.

The cost of damages would also be reduced by up to $8 billion.

These aren’t just numbers on a page. These are people’s homes, their belongings, their livelihoods.

People ask why this is happening now.

But the fact is, work has been ongoing by the Government since 2016.

A project of this scale is complex. It takes time, robust process and persistence.

This is a policy that’s focused on the long term, that balances the extreme events we face in our state, helping protect communities from both flood and drought.

It is worthwhile and necessary.

And we’re getting on with it.
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This may happen in a decade. Currently, the dam sits at 100% full. Rain is falling (La Nina). Will you be helping the community downstream of the dam by lowering the water level now? This will provide an operational buffer and significantly reduce the damage if we end up flooding again. As heavy rain is forecast throughout the catchment you will get your water back.

Great to hear, and this project should have been classified CRITICAL from day one! Then it would be getting built or finished by now! HOWEVER the SILENCE is DEAFENING regarding lowering Full Storage Level NOW! Even if it’s only by 5m to 7m as an immediate mitigation measure, which has almost zero chance of not being replenished! As we speak the dam is sitting at 100% just waiting to spill with no end of rain in sight for the next 2 months at least! This is if nothing else a very bad and uncaring look for everyone potentially impacted if a major flood does occur, and you can change this situation with a simple decision from yourself and the Water Minster NOW! PLEASE make it happen if you want any chance of winning the next election!

Just goes to show how out of touch the government and developer connected councils are to the people who they are suppose to represent and the majority who actually live in and around the area have agreed, they want the water level lowered a few metres and as we wont have drought for a few more years yet, that is the better option

Not sure, but I think the flow of the Colo river in flood would affect the flow in the Hawkesbury so should we look at flood mitigating the Colo???

I would find this credible if any of the findings in the 2022 flood report were also being addressed but alas it’s political blame shifting desperation.

What is being done for mitigation in the meantime? The premier wants to spruik an unfunded future plan with no known delivery date but where is the plan for now?

It will take ten years to raise the dam wall, by which time we could be in drought. The only immediate solution is management

Wank wank , wait until you see how much it’s going to cost then you see the change of mind

The Minister said that lowering the water level would cause a drought. I thought lack of rain caused a drought but we must believe the gubberment. Dom also said raising the wall would "provide opportunities for development". A Freudian slip?

Get it built, much cheaper than keep paying out flood money

Sort out this Killarney Chain of Ponds crap, since development has occurred east of McGraths Hill the flooding is quicker and higher than ever, they have piped a lot of the area under development which doesn’t allow water to soak in and sends it our way which affects McGraths Hill & Oakville as one. That would essentially reduce the need for the suburb to evacuate if they could do something about that

What would they do if they couldn't get the money from the British government.

Wait! Did our premier just say that raising the dam wall "protects Sydney's water supply in times of drought"? I thought you (Nathan) said the plan was to not raise the water level. That the dam wall extension would only be used in times of heavy rainfall to catch the extra water so that it could be released gradually later on. How does raising the dam wall have any impact on our water supply during a drought? Unless the real plan to raise the wall, and then raise the water level. If it is, what's the point? A raised wall AND water level wouldn't have prevented the latest crop of floods -it would have prolonged them, as even more water caught behind the dam wall would have needed to be sent over the spillway. So has Mr Perrottet got it wrong? Or are we being taken for a ride?

is it even possible? Will need geological, engineering surveys first. Just lower level before big rain events

The who's going to pay fight. It's not good enough. Please some of you politicians go live in the flood affected areas when there is heavy rain coming. Fight the fights these aussies have to go through every single time. You all should be ashamed of yourself.

Can you let 20% of the water out in the mean time while we wait for any action? Basic risk mitigation

With such a small country as Australia is,no room anywhere to build another dam and pump it between the two. Imagine if we lived on/in a country with miles and miles of land then we could build several dams and connect them all together with pipelines….mmmmmmm or is that to hard for government to think of..;( Sad times to be alive.

Corruption! You need to Build a new damn and you know it- cover-up clowns

No thanks Dom

Is Climate Change a REAL CRISIS? or is it a story to keep us in fear? Was Covid man made? Was it being created back in the 1980's? Was it a bioweapon? Is everything as we are told or are we the victims of propaganda? There is a French book entitled L’Avenir De La Vie (“The Future of Life”) by Michel Salomon, who is a journalist and doctor -back in 1981 he interviewed twenty scientists including seven Nobel Prize winners, and which thus relates his conversation with Jacques Attali, who at the time was the adviser to François Mitterrand. In that interview, it provides a clear warning of how they look down upon us, the great unwashed, which is the blueprint for what they are doing using Covid-19 to change the world economically and politically. This is what Jaques Attali told him during that interview in 1981.... “In the future it will be about finding a way to reduce the population. We will start with the old, because as soon as he is over 60-65 years of age, man lives longer than he produces and costs society dearly. Then the weak and then the useless who do nothing for society because there will be more and more of them, and especially finally the stupid ones. Euthanasia targeting these groups; euthanasia will have to be an essential instrument of our future societies, in all cases. Of course, we cannot execute people or set up camps. We will get rid of it by making them believe it is for their own good. Too large a population, and for the most part unnecessary, is something economically too expensive. Socially, it is also much better for the human machine to come to a screeching halt rather than gradually deteriorating. We won’t be able to give intelligence tests to millions and millions of people, you can imagine! We will find something or cause it, a pandemic that targets certain people, a real economic crisis or not, a virus that will affect the old or the big, it doesn’t matter, the weak will succumb to it, the fearful and the stupid will believe it and ask to be treated. We will have taken care to have planned the treatment, a treatment that will be the solution. The selection of idiots will thus be done by themselves: they will go to the slaughterhouse on their own. “ @The future of life” – Jacques Attali, 1981, interview with Michel Salomon.

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