Flooding in Brisbane - a guide for residents

Flooding in Brisbane is natural and part of our environment. Brisbane City Council is working hard to reduce the impact of flooding. Use this page to find simple things you can do to prepare your home and family/household for flooding and to minimise the impact of flooding on your property.

Guide for residents

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Council has a range of free tools and information to help you prepare for possible flooding on, or near, your property. This includes:

If you require any further information, contact Council.


Council excludes all liability to any person arising directly or indirectly from using 'Flooding in Brisbane - A guide for residents' and any information or material cited in it. The guide provides general information to help you decide if you need professional advice relevant to your situation.

Last updated: 1 May 2019

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