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The NSW Flood Inquiry will host a community meeting for the Northern Rivers on Wednesday 4 May in Tumbulgum.
This is in addition to the meeting in Lismore on Tuesday 3 May. You can attend the Lismore meeting virtually.
The Tumbulgum meeting details are:
Date: Wednesday 4 May
Time: 9.30 am – 11.30 am
Venue: Tumbulgum Hall, corner Riverside Drive and Government Road, Tumbulgum.
Registration: People attending should register at www.nsw.gov.au/floodinquiry
Any member of the public can share their views.
The independent inquiry is being led by Professor Mary O’Kane AC and Michael Fuller APM.
Mayor of Tweed Councillor Chris Cherry said Council had advocated strongly for a face-to-face community meeting for the Tweed, in addition to the community meeting in Lismore.
“Flood causes and impacts are different across the Northern Rivers and it’s so important for our community to have the opportunity to share their stories and knowledge with the Flood Inquiry Co-chairs,” Cr Cherry said.
The Tumbulgum meeting is an opportunity to have your say, to ask questions of the inquiry and to raise issues about flood preparedness and response.
The Inquiry will report on:
The inquiry is required to report to the Premier by 30 September 2022.
To register your attendance and for more information about the Inquiry, including when future virtual meetings will be held and to how make a submission, visit https://www.nsw.gov.au/nsw-government/projects-and-initiatives/floodinquiry
Photo 1: Flood damage in the Tweed from the 2022 floods will be part of the discussion at the Flood Inquiry.
Caption: Tweed residents are invited to a community meeting of the NSW Flood Inquiry, to be held at Tumbulgum Hall on Wednesday 4 May. You can also attend virtually if you can't make it in person. Photo: Toni Kelly-Fleeton.
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