Academic says wall raising isn't the way to manage flood risk

Andrew Fisher
By Andrew Fisher
Updated November 24 2021 - 7:08am, first published November 18 2021 - 2:00am

This week's Lachlan River flood has been poorly managed by the NSW Government according to Professor Jamie Pittock who is a professor at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at The Australian National University.

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Andrew Fisher

Andrew Fisher

Regional Editor

A resident of Cowra in central west NSW I have an interest in news and community events that range from court and sport to village shows and community meeting. As regional editor I enjoy helping to collect and relay news for communities covered in print and online by the Cowra Guardian, Canowindra News, Boorowa News, Grenfell Record, Cootamundra Herald, Parkes Champion Post, Forbes Advocate and Young Witness. Email andrew.fisher@austcommunitymedia.com.au