One of my proudest achievements from working with the local community is the $13 million I secured for the rebuilding of the decrepit flood levees around Launceston. That work is nearly complete, protecting Invermay and other low-lying parts of Launceston from a catastrophic flood arising through inundation of the banks of the Tamar and Esk rivers.
But there is more work to do, to protect Kings Meadows from flooding by stormwater.
That’s why it was a pleasure today to announce that a majority Liberal Government will contribute $3 million to partner with the Launceston City Council towards urgently needed works to address flooding throughout the Kings Meadows catchments. Read more »