2010-11 Queensland flooding events and STC Yasi

Event summary

The natural disasters that struck north-east Australia between November 2010 and February 2011 will long be remembered by the people of Queensland. The catastrophic impacts of both the flooding events that devastated central and south-east Queensland, and the destruction wreaked by Tropical Cyclone Yasi saw more than 99 per cent of Queensland declared as disaster affected. Tragically, 37 deaths occurred that were directly related to flood or cyclone events.

State Recovery Plan

Operation Queenslander is the State Community, Economic and Environmental Recovery and Reconstruction Plan 2011–2013 following the devastating events of 2010-2011 when 99 per cent of Queensland was affected by floods and cyclones.