Did Clem Jones save Brisbane from flood?

Cook, Margaret (2015) Did Clem Jones save Brisbane from flood?. Queensland Historical Atlas, .

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Author Cook, Margaret
Title Did Clem Jones save Brisbane from flood?
Journal name Queensland Historical Atlas
ISSN 1838-­708X
Publication date 2015-04-30
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status Other
Total pages 3
Place of publication Brisbane Queensland Australia
Publisher Queensland Historical Atlas
Collection year 2016
Abstract At the height of the 1974 floods the Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Alderman Clem Jones, ordered the gates of Somerset Dam be shut to prevent the release of floodwaters defying the recommendations of the dam operators. An urban myth developed that Clem Jones saved Brisbane. But did he?
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes http://www.qhatlas.com.au/did-clem-jones-save-brisbane-flood

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