Sunday, June 13, 2021

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Climate change: Home insurance shock

 

 

Flood mitigation inaction will drive up insurance costs, create "uninsurability," according to a national study supplied to the ABC. Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

Flood report a trickle, not a banker

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In a year and a half of the government-appointed flood mitigation committee (pictured), which has the two mayoral candidates as members, not a single practical measure has been put in place to protect Alice from partial devastation. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Youth crime, flooding on Glen Auricht's council agenda

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Aranda-speaking engineer and long-time community volunteer joins race for a seat on the town council. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Flood risk sends premiums sky high

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A 250% increase in the cost of insurance although the house was never flooded in living memory, says resident. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

LETTER: Removing sand from the Todd makes no sense as a flood mitigation measure

The removal of sand from the Todd as a flood mitigation measure is based on no scientific evidence whatsoever, and in fact is contrary to the best advice, writes Charlie Carter, of Alice Springs.

LETTER: Should we dam the Todd?

 

 

Something has to be done about flood mitigation. Burying your head in the sand will not make it go away. We live in a climate of extremes and some of our older residents will remember the terrible Easter flood in 1988 with massive property damage, writes Ted Skahill, of Alice Springs. Pictured is Junction Waterhole, the site proposed for a dam.

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