Brisbane River Catchment
The Queensland Government and local councils have worked together to deliver on a long-term plan to manage the impact of future floods and enhance community safety and resilience in the Brisbane River floodplain. This program is a partnership between the Queensland Government, Seqwater and the four local governments of Brisbane, Ipswich, Somerset and Lockyer Valley.
Strategic Floodplain Management Plan and Flood Studies
Learn about the Brisbane River Strategic Floodplain Management Plan and how governments are working together to reduce the cost of floods and improve community safety across the Brisbane River floodplain.
In May 2017, the Queensland Government released the Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study, the most comprehensive study of its kind undertaken in Australia, to support greater understanding of flood behaviour in the catchment.
Guidance on the process for identifying 'fair and reasonable' flood evacuation route improvements in Queensland.
The Brisbane River Catchment Regional Guideline for Flood Awareness Mapping and Communication provides non-mandatory guidance to support delivery of regionally consistent council flood information to improve community awareness and resilience to floods in the Brisbane River catchment.
Provides a comprehensive suite of flood messaging that councils and relevant state agencies can use in their social media and other flood communication messaging to improve community awareness and resilience to floods for all Queenslanders.