From the Embers 2: Phoenix - Rising Rivers - Ep 7

Day after day of intense rainfall fell across southeast Queensland In February 2022, breaking riverbanks, swamping roads and flooding homes. The city of Brisbane experienced one of the worst floods on record. In three days alone, Brisbane received 80 per cent of its annual rainfall as people scrambled to find higher ground to shelter.

As people recover and start to rebuild, questions are being raised over where to live and how to prepare for the future.

From the Embers, Season 2 Episode 7 Guests:

  • Milena Cifali

  • Richard Havernik

  • Carolyn Karafa

  • Councillor Johnathon Sri


From the Embers, Season 2 Episode 7 Credits:

  • Producer: Maureen Mopio
  • Executive Producer and Sound Design Sarah Mashman
  • Engineering: Tegan Nicholls
  • Theme music: Oliver Beard
  • Additional music: Blue Dot Sessions
  • Management team: Abe Killian and Sime Knecevic

This episode was made on the lands of the Turrbal and Jagera peoples, and the land of the muwinina people from Country around nipaluna. These lands were never ceded.

From the Embers Season 2: Phoenix is supported by The Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and IdeasThe Paul Ramsay FoundationMonash University’s Fire to Flourish program and The Minderoo Foundation Fire and Flood Resilience Initiative and broadcast across Australia via the Community Radio Network, and available to listen on Community Radio Plus.