The Queensland Government has issued a further update on the progress in implementing recommendations of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry's final report.
The implementation update provides a progress report on recommendations implemented since the last implementation update in August 2013, and provides details of how ongoing recommendations will be completed.
The Queensland Government has issued an update on the progress in implementing recommendations of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry’s final report.
The implementation update provides a progress report on recommendations already implemented, and provides details of how ongoing recommendations will be completed.
On 7 June 2012, the Premier tabled the Queensland Government response to the final report.
The response supports all of the final report’s recommendations, and outlines the government’s framework for ongoing implementation of the Commission’s recommendations.
The government will work with local government in implementing the report’s recommendations.
On 16 March 2012, the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry released its final report into the 2010-11 floods.
The report made 177 recommendations directed at a broad range of issues including floodplain management, land use planning, building regulations, the performance of private insurers, operational and abandoned mines, emergency management and dam management.
On 23 August 2011, the Premier released the Queensland Government response to the Floods Commission of Inquiry Interim Report.
The Commission has examined the flooding events of 2010-11 and delivered its Interim Report, which focuses on planning and preparing for the next wet season. The Interim Report makes 175 recommendations, of which 104 relate to Queensland Government responsibilities.
The Government accepts, and will implement, all of the Commission’s recommendations relating to its agencies, and will work collaboratively with other levels of government and the community to deliver improvements before the next wet season.
On 1 August 2011, the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry released its interim report on the flooding that affected much of Queensland in January 2011.
The Commission received more than 660 written public submissions and heard from 167 witnesses during seven weeks of hearings. In addition, it considered thousands of pages of documents in preparing the interim report.
The report makes 175 recommendations - 104 of which apply to the State Government, 65 to local governments and six to the Commonwealth.