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Urban Floodplain Land-use on the Gold Coast – Acceptable Risk?

By Allison M. Godber

Abstract

A study conducted on the Gold Coast by the author (Godber, unpublished) examined the flood risks considered to be acceptable by the stakeholders: Local Government, the development industry and floodplain residents. The study has raised a number of interesting issues concerning floodplain land-use planning and risk management

Topics: 160400 HUMAN GEOGRAPHY, floods, risk assessment, risk perception, research
Year: 2004
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.qut.edu.au:478

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