A River with a City Problem is a compelling history of floods in the Brisbane River catchment, especially those in 1893, 1974 and 2011.
Margaret Cook holds a PhD in history from the University of
Queensland. She is a member of the Professional Historians
Association, has a significant body of work in environmental and
social history and heritage conservation, and has worked in
cultural tourism and the museum sector. Margaret is a former Deputy
Chair of the Queensland Heritage Council and Vice President of the
National Trust of Queensland and was inducted into the Ipswich
Heritage Hall of Fame in 2015. She is currently a consultant
historian and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of
Queensland and La Trobe University. Margaret lives in Ipswich with
her husband and two sons.