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Tullys damning assessment of flood compo lawsuit

A 10 year delay in finalising the 2011 Brisbane River flood class action has been described as an abuse of process and one of the worst travesties of justice ever seen in Australia.
Ipswich Councillor Paul Tully says SEQ Water and Sun Water are standing behind insurance companies fighting 7,000 flood victims and driving claimants into the ground.
An appeal against the Supreme Court decision which found the state government and the two water corporations negligent in the operation of the Wivenhoe and Somerset dams in the lead up to the flood is being heard in the Court of Appeal in May.
Councillor Tully predicted it could drag on for another two years in the High Court if the dam operators lose their appeal.
Image supplied by Councillor Paul Tully