We are very grateful for the editorial skills of science writer Stephen Pincock in finalising the report for public consumption.

The following people provided valuable input and advice:

  • Dr Rory Nathan, General Manager, Technology and Practice, SKM, Sydney
  • Dr Chas Keys, former Deputy Director-General, NSW State Emergency Service, Sunshine Coast
  • Prof Russell Mein, former Director, CRC for Catchment Hydrology, Monash University, Melbourne
  • Mr Mark Edwards, Project Leader, Engineering, Economics and Exposure Project, Geosciences Australia, Canberra

In addition, we are grateful for the contributions kindly made by:

  • Prof Colin Apelt, Professor Emeritus, School of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Brisbane
  • Assoc Prof James Ball, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Technology, Sydney
  • Prof Mark Burgman, Director, Australian Centre of Excellence for Risk Analysis, University of Melbourne
  • Dr Peter Carberry, Deputy Director, Sustainable Agriculture Flagship, CSIRO, Toowoomba
  • Dr Ivan Cole, Chief Research Scientist, Materials Science and Engineering, CSIRO, Melbourne
  • Mr Brian Haisman, Independent Water Resources Consultant, Sydney
  • Dr Chester Koblinsky, Director, Climate Program Office, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA
  • Mr David Murray, Manager, Dams, SMEC Australia Pty Ltd, Brisbane
  • Dr Jamie Pittock, Director, International Programs for the UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance, Australian National University, Canberra
  • Ms Monique Retallick, Senior Engineer, WMAwater, Sydney
  • Mr Erwin Weinmann, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne