Local Government Profile

Townsville, Australia  
Townsville
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Size
3,736 km2
Population
181,743
GDP
9.8 billion AUD
Hazard Types
Cyclone, Flood, Land Slide, Storm Surge, Tsunami
Name of Mayor
Mr. Ed Hardy Coordinator operations and support Twonsville City Council Rowes Bay Sustainability Centre 56 Capte Pallarends Road PO Box 1268 Tel:0061467781554 Email: Ed.Hardy@townsville.qld.gov.au
  • "Quote from mayor." Mr. Ed Hardy Coordinator operations and support Twonsville City Council Rowes Bay Sustainability Centre 56 Capte Pallarends Road PO Box 1268 Tel:0061467781554 Email: Ed.Hardy@townsville.qld.gov.au

  • Hazard and vulnerability profile

  • The "All Hazards" Risk Assessment studies for the Townsville area have been completed and the strategies and outcomes adopted by Council. The main risks to the Townsville community and environment are: cyclone/storm tide; flooding; landslides; tsunami; and bushfire. Other threats that have been identified are at a lower risk than those listed above.

  • Disaster Risk Reduction Activities

  • To be added.

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