Climate change affecting disaster response plans

FLUSH: Water gushed downstream through Barongarook Creek after about 140mm of rain fell in Colac last week. This series of photos shows water making its way downstream to Lake Colac, which is glistening with water two years after it was completely dry. The increased water encouraged ducks to patrol the city’s creeks enjoying themselves on Friday.

Two years ago, Lake Colac was dry and the district’s Black Saturday bushfire was just a month away from ravaging 1300 hectares through Weerite-Pomborneit.

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