Federal-State Fight Over Cyclone Funding
The future of Queensland government post-Cyclone Debbie infrastructure projects are in jeopardy after the Commonwealth committed to covering just a quarter of the recovery funds the...
Coal Prices Soar after Cyclone Debbie
Coal prices are soaring as the widespread impact of Cyclone Debbie on Queensland's mining industry becomes clearer.
Construction Codes Must Address Building Resilience
Fiji suffers from catastrophic cyclone damage. Tsunami casts a wrecking ball through the Indian and Pacific oceans. Earthquakes in China, and New Zealand leave a swathe...
Here Comes the Chief Resilience Officer
Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, is clear that “resilience is an urgent social and economic issue.”
Cyclone Marcia Further Incentive for Resilient Construction
The destruction wrought by Cyclone Marcia is likely to further spur the adoption of more resilient construction methods in coastal Queensland during the clean-up period and...
Cyclones Hitting the Gold Coast May Become Regular
More cyclones will hit the Gold Coast in coming decades as a result of climate change, an insurance forecaster says.
Cyclone Victims Warned as Conmen Move In
As the clean-up after Tropical Cyclone Ita gets underway, homeowners and business owners in affected areas are being warned to watch out for unscrupulous conmen offering...
Suncorp Hits Out at Govt over QLD Insurance Premiums
Insurance giant Suncorp has hit out at a federal government proposal to intervene in the north Queensland insurance market to bring down premiums, saying the focus...