Floods hit Australia in March 2021 © Flavio Brancaleone/Getty Images
Floods hit Australia in March 2021 © Flavio Brancaleone/Getty Images

Use indigenous knowledge to disaster-proof infrastructure

posted by Andrew Allen
in Risk
23 August 2021

Authorities should consult Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people on traditional land management techniques when planning infrastructure to help ensure it can resist natural disasters, according to a report.

Infrastructure Australia has released A Pathway to Infrastructure Resilience – a two-part report which outlines steps to deliver infrastructure that is more resilient to threats such as bushfires, droughts, floods, global pandemics and cyber attacks.

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