David Ettershank was pleased to have been appointed to the committee to investigate Victoria’s preparedness for, and response to Victoria’s major flooding event of October 2022.

The inquiry seeks to review the flood event as a whole, the areas affected, and consider factors such as what caused or contributed to the Flood Event; the response of emergency services; government policy; flood mitigation strategies; the Flemington Racecourse flood wall; and the Victoria planning framework.

The Committee will held public hearings on:

  • 23 August 2023, Rochester
  • 24 August 2023, Echuca
  • 13 September 2023, Shepparton
  • 14 September 2023, Seymour
  • 11 -12 October 2023, Melbourne.

More information about the report will be added as it becomes available here.

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