Engineers Australia

Townsville landslide hazard study

Ralph Cammack and Guy Grocott

Abstract

This paper presents the methodology used for a landslide hazard and risk assessment study for selected areas in the Townsville District, utilising processes and guidelines outlined within the Australian Geomechanics Society Landslide Risk Management Document (2007). This study was undertaken on behalf of the Townsville City Council (TCC) to help fulfil the requirements of the Natural Disaster Risk Management program.