$1.2M Investment in Flood Barriers

June 16, 2023 10:13 am in by
River Murray Mirrorpool SA by Everydaymaniac from Wikimedia supplied

The 2023/24 State Budget includes measures to prevent future flooding along the River Murray.

State Emergency Service will receive $1.2 million in the next financial year to acquire new flood barriers.

The investment comes following a very costly clean-up following the 2022-23 Summer flooding emergency.

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More than $142m is being committed to the flood emergency, including targeted tax relief, small business recovery grants, emergency accommodation and travel assistance, the removal of dangerous debris, a road repair package and legal assistance.

The SES have received $9.8 million this financial year to respond to, manage and clean-up after flooding.

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