Liam McHugh


Black swan in the engine room: Australia’s ability to manage catastrophic disaster in the Pilbara.

Australia is experiencing an unprecedented expansion of its minerals and energy sectors. The Pilbara region of northwest Western Australia is a significant part of this outcome. Much of this involves on- and off-shore facilities that are vulnerable to natural disasters, industrial accidents and, potentially, acts...

Pilbara Prospects 2020: Developments and Challenges for the Region

The Pilbara Cities vision represents a unique and ambitious project. Government and industry have demonstrated a dedication to the development of the region with significant financial and political outlays. Bolstered by the State Government's Royalties for Regions and resource developments, the economic and demographic profile...