How many of these could have been avoided had weak governments not succumbed to Green nonsense and failed to build dams over the past two decades.
POLICE are warning that southern Queensland’s flash flood death toll will top 20, with reports that the body of a man has just been recovered from a swollen creek near Gatton.
Remember at one time during the drought, Toowoomba was so short of water that authorities considered recycling sewage for domestic use.
Greens already have blood on their hands after their opposition to fire control vegetation clearing contributed to Victoria’s Black Saturday bushfire carnage.
But it also includes the new green movement, which before Black Saturday had grown so strong in the politics of the councils in our most fire-prone areas that Nillumbik Shire even fined people for clearing trees from their homes or for removing dead wood.
Indeed, counsel assisting the royal commission, Jack Rush, QC, this week suggested that since 1981 no fuel reduction burns had been done within 3km to 5km of Kinglake, where 42 people died last year.
Or consider Mitchell Shire Council, which before Black Saturday forced one ratepayer to pay $100,000 in fines and costs for clearing his own fire break.
Imagine if Greens had been around 200 years ago. There’d be no roads, agriculture, bridges, docks or housing. Pretty soon there would have been no settlers. There certainly would not have been gentrified inner suburbs where ignorant elites do all in their power to halt progress elsewhere.