Flood strategy

Managing and minimising the impacts of flooding and responsive disaster management are priorities for Brisbane City Council and our city. Find information on Council's current flood initiatives.

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Council's FloodSmart Future Strategy

Brisbane's FloodSmart Future Strategy outlines Council's new integrated approach to flood risk management.

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Flood Action Plan

Read about Council's January 2011 Flood Action Plan and the response, milestones achieved and action taken from the independent Flood Response Review Board's recommendations.

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Changes to flood standards and levels

Council has adopted interim flood levels and standards for development following the January 2011 floods. Find out about:

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Backflow

Backflow devices are one of the flood mitigation tools and strategies that Council is considering to help protect Brisbane from the impacts of flooding. Find out more about:

  • investigations into backflow
  • installation of backflow devices.