Flood strategy and action plans

Managing and minimising the impacts of flooding and responsive disaster management are priorities for Brisbane City Council and our city.

Council’s flood strategies ensure that our residents, businesses and communities are safe, ready and resilient to flooding.

Brisbane's FloodSmart Future Strategy

Flood Resilience Action Plan (2022)

Find out how Council is building back better following the February 2022 flood event. Council’s efforts will focus on rebuilding and recovering as soon as possible, to get the city back on its feet and ready to embrace the opportunities of the next decade. 

Council’s Flood Action Plan (2011)

Since the January 2011 flood, Brisbane City Council has undertaken a significant work program to act on the lessons learned, including implementing Council's Flood Action Plan, the Flood Response Review Board and the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry. 

Brisbane Flood Review

An independent review has been undertaken with respect to the 2022 Brisbane Flood event. Download the:

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