3 May 2024

Independent Panel's final report released

The final report of the Independent Panel appointed by Melbourne Water to review the October 2022 Maribyrnong River flood event has been released. We thank Justice Pagone and his Panel for their commitment during this process.

Consistent with the recommendations the Panel released last year, we have updated the Maribyrnong River flood model, and this has been used to inform the Panel’s assessment of the Flemington flood wall.

We will take the insights from the review to better inform future decisions and help the community better prepare for any future event. Our focus now turns to long term sustainable flood mitigation solutions for the catchment as well as the comprehensive community awareness and preparedness program we are working in partnership with VICSES and Councils to deliver.

This marks the conclusion of the independent review.

View the Flemington Racecourse Wall, Second Addendum, 19 April 2024 document at the link below.

If you require this document in an alternate format, or would like a hard copy posted to you, please contact us at [email protected] or on 131 722.