Included in all full conference registrations and Wednesday day registration fees and please select one tour when you register.
Sponsored by City of Gold Coast
Field trip 1 - Gold Coast Coastal Hazard Management (short tour)
This field trip will provide delegates with an opportunity to see how coastal hazards in Gold Coast are managed through beach nourishment, sea wall, coastal dune protection, offshore reef and sand bypassing system. During this trip we will visit sections of the city's coastal defence system and the Seaway sand bypassing system.
Field trip 2 - Flood Disaster Management in Gold Coast (short tour)
This field trip will provide delegates with an opportunity to see one of the most sophisticated Disaster Coordination centres in Australia. Delegates will see how advanced technological equipment is used in this centre. A demonstration of the Gold Coast flood emergency decision support system operation will be provided by Council officers.
Field trip 3 - Nerang River Flood Risk Management Scheme (long tour)
This field trip will provide delegates with an opportunity to see how a combination of city planning and physical mitigation work has reduced flood risk in the Nerang River catchment. the field trip will include Benowa flood mitigation scheme, flood cognisant development in the Carrara floodplain and Hinze Dam mitigation scheme.