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Forum to consider Gympie flood mitigation options

By Bruce Atkinson, Tuesday March 4, 2014 - 11:13 EDT

Gympie residents will meet today at a public forum to find the best way to prevent flooding in the CBD.

Last month, Gympie council rejected a plan to build a levee to mitigate against future floods due to a cost blowout.

Ideas now being considered include resuming flood prone land for parkland, a transit centre or parking.

The best solutions will be sent to the Queensland Government for possible funding.


- ABC

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