Field Trips

Brisbane River Flood History and Recovery Tour

Brisbane River Tour
Brisbane CityCat taking delegates on Field Trip-APMCDRR 2022

The Brisbane river flood history and recovery tour showcased key resilient infrastructure along the river built since the floods in 2011, such as the floating river walk and flood resilient ferry terminals. Attendees gained an understanding of the systematic approach taken to manage flood risk and building resilience in Queensland’s most populated region.

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Field Trip along the Brisbane River

The field trip was guided by Dr Margaret Cook, historian, heritage consultant, academic and author of A River with a City Problem: a history of Brisbane floods; Mr Greg Scroope, Technical Lead for the Flood Warning Infrastructure Program with the Queensland Reconstruction Authority’s Recovery and Resilience team. Greg is well known for his valuable work on flood warning infrastructure mapping and the development of the Queensland Strategic Flood Warning Infrastructure Plan; and Mr Peter Jeffrey AM, CSC, RFD. After distinguished military and public sector careers, Peter currently Manages City Resilience for the Brisbane City Council.     

Daily South Bank Attractions Guided Walking Tour

Brisbane Greeters
Brisbane Greeters at APMCDRR 2022

Brisbane City Council’s friendly Greeters are passionate volunteers who are keen to share Brisbane's stories and their vibrant city.

Our friendly Brisbane Greeters conducted tours each morning and showing attendees South Bank attractions such as the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art; South Bank beach; the River walk; Brisbane Wheel; and much more.