Flood information

Floodplains are areas that adjoin creeks, rivers or coastlines and include the footprint of all adjoining land that could experience inundation during a flood. Do the following flood checks to understand more about flooding in your area.

Suburb flood maps

Council has compiled maps showing areas of potential flood inundation for each suburb within the region.

Flood explorer interactive mapping tool

Council has developed an interactive mapping tool that provides an easy way to learn about flooding in your area. The tool allows you to easily see the impact of different levels and types of flood events on your property. Please note: Flood Explorer is best suited for use well before an actual flooding event and may not be available during an event.

Flood check property report

You can obtain a report that describes flooding at your property. Please note: Flood Check Property Report is best suited for use well before an actual flooding event and may not be available during an event.

Fact sheets

Find out more about flooding and how to interpret and understand flood reports and maps.

Preparing for floods

Floods can cause damage to your property and threaten your safety. Find out how to prepare for a flood emergency here:

Flood publications and digital data

Council holds a number of detailed reports that provide documentation of the process used to identify the region's floodplains. Digital data packages are also available.

Share your flood data

Council is always interested in your flood data. Photos and evidence of major flood events in our region will allow Council to verify and improve our flood predictions and improve the safety of our floodplains.

Further information

Other agencies with useful flood information:

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