Wivenhoe Dam

A class action was filed on 8 July 2014 seeking compensation for financial loss or damage caused by the negligent operation of Wivenhoe and Somerset dams in the lead up to and during the January 2011 flood. The class action alleges that the negligence of the dam operators contributed significantly to the downstream flooding experienced in Brisbane, Ipswich and surrounding areas.

Key Documents

You can access copies of the key Court documents below:

Third Amended Statement of Claim
Amended Defence of First Defendant
Amended Defence of Second Defendant
Defence of Third Defendant

Current stage of case

Third Amended Statement of Claim filed 11 March 2016. Trial date set for October 2017.

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Proceedings

Court
Supreme Court of New South Wales
Plaintiff/Applicant
Rodriguez & Sons Pty Limited as representatives for the Group
Defendant/Respondent
Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority, SunWater Limited and State of Queensland

Investment Manager

Clive Bowman

Contact Details

IMF Client Liaison Team
1800 016 464
[email protected]