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Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist


We are very grateful for the editorial skills of science writer Stephen Pincock in finalising the report for public consumption.

The following people provided valuable input and advice:

  • Dr Rory Nathan, General Manager, Technology and Practice, SKM, Sydney
  • Dr Chas Keys, former Deputy Director-General, NSW State Emergency Service, Sunshine Coast
  • Prof Russell Mein, former Director, CRC for Catchment Hydrology, Monash University, Melbourne
  • Mr Mark Edwards, Project Leader, Engineering, Economics and Exposure Project, Geosciences Australia, Canberra

In addition, we are grateful for the contributions kindly made by:

  • Prof Colin Apelt, Professor Emeritus, School of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Brisbane
  • Assoc Prof James Ball, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Technology, Sydney
  • Prof Mark Burgman, Director, Australian Centre of Excellence for Risk Analysis, University of Melbourne
  • Dr Peter Carberry, Deputy Director, Sustainable Agriculture Flagship, CSIRO, Toowoomba
  • Dr Ivan Cole, Chief Research Scientist, Materials Science and Engineering, CSIRO, Melbourne
  • Mr Brian Haisman, Independent Water Resources Consultant, Sydney
  • Dr Chester Koblinsky, Director, Climate Program Office, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA
  • Mr David Murray, Manager, Dams, SMEC Australia Pty Ltd, Brisbane
  • Dr Jamie Pittock, Director, International Programs for the UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance, Australian National University, Canberra
  • Ms Monique Retallick, Senior Engineer, WMAwater, Sydney
  • Mr Erwin Weinmann, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne

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