Flooding support for residents

Don't wait until it's too late. Council has a range of free tools and information to help residents understand their property's potential flood risk and how to be prepared.

While Brisbane City Council is working hard to reduce the impact of flooding, there are simple things residents can do to protect themselves, their homes and families.

Flood Awareness Map

Council's Flood Awareness Map provides flood information for your suburb and surrounding area, including any local history of flooding.

Flooding in Brisbane - a guide for residents

As flooding in Brisbane is natural and part of our environment, we need to be prepared for flooding and the impact it can have on our homes and families. Find out what you can do to protect your property.


Residential emergency kit and plan

Ensure that your family is ready for any emergency by preparing an emergency kit with essential items such as bottled water to drink, non-perishable food, torches, radio and camp stove and an emergency plan that you can refer to in the event of an emergency.

FloodWise Property Reports

Council's FloodWise Property Reports provide property specific flood information to enable you to plan and build in accordance with the correct requirements.