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Historical flood maps

These historical flood maps are available for purchase.

1974 flood series

This map series depicts the 1974 flood peak boundary overlaid over a cadastre base.

Map name

Publication year

Scale

Locality coverage guide

Bremer River flood map SF14

1974

1:31680

Marburg, Walloon, Minden

Bremer River flood map SF15

1974

1:31680

Borallon, Anstead, Riverview, Brassall

Bremer River flood map SF16

1974

1:31680

Grandchester, Calvert

Bremer River flood map SF17

1974

1:31680

Calvert, Rosewood, Walloon,

Bremer River flood map SF18

1974

1:31680

Churchill, Amberley, Ipswich

Bremer River flood map SF19

1974

1:31680

Grandchester, Lower Mount Walker

Bremer River flood map SF20

1974

1:31680

Mount Walker

Bremer River flood map SF21

1974

1:31680

Pilton, Helidon, Rosewood, Frazerview

Bremer River flood map SF22

1974

1:31680

Rosevale

Brisbane River flood map SF1

1974

1:15840

Bulimba, New Farm, Toowong, Rocklea, Fig Tree Pocket

Coomera River flood map SF10

1974

1:31680

Beechmont, Mount Tamborine, Nerang

Coomera River flood map SF7

1974

1:31680

Hope Island, Paradise Point, Coomera Island

Coomera River flood map SF8

1974

1:31680

Guanaba, Oxenford

Coomera River flood map SF9

1974

1:31680

Mt Nathan, Helensvale, Runaway Bay, Paradise Point

Logan River flood map SF2

1974

1:15840

Shailer Park, Loganholme, Carbrook

Logan River flood map SF2A

1974

1:15840

Logan City, Loganlea, Daisy Hill

Logan River flood map SF3

1974

1:15840

Beenleigh, Yatala

Logan River flood map SF4

1974

1:15840

Gilberton, Woongoolba

Logan River flood map SF5

1974

1:31680

Gilberton, Cabbage Tree Point, Crusoe Island

Logan River flood map SF6

1974

1:31680

Kingsholme, Woogoompah Island

Nerang River flood map SF11

1974

1:31680

Southport, Molendinar, Nerang

Nerang River flood map SF12

1974

1:31680

Southport, Miami, Advancetown, Nerang

Nerang River flood map SF13

1974

1:31680

Springbrook, Beechmont

Brisbane River inundation series

This map series depicts the estimated inundation areas at various height predictions.

Map name

Publication year

Scale

Locality coverage guide

Brisbane River flood plain map sheet 1 

1975

1:10000

Pinkenba, Nudgee

Brisbane River flood plain map sheet 2

1975

1:10000

Pinkenba, Wynnum West, Cannon Hill, Doomben

Brisbane River flood plain map sheet 3

1975

1:10000

Nundah, Ascot, Wilston, Lutwyche

Brisbane River flood plain map sheet 4

1975

1:10000

Ashgrove, Breakfast Creek, Camp Hill, St Lucia

Brisbane River flood plain map sheet 5

1975

1:10000

Long Pocket, Tennyson, Salisbury, Annerley

Brisbane River flood plain map sheet 6

1975

1:10000

Archerfield, Algester

Brisbane River flood plain map sheet 7

1975

1:10000

Brookfield, St Lucia, Corinda, Sumner

Brisbane River flood plain map sheet 8

1975

1:10000

Darra, Oxley, Inala, Carole Park

Brisbane River flood plain map sheet 9

1975

1:10000

Karalee, River Hills, Westlake

Brisbane River flood plain map sheet 10

1975

1:10000

Barellan Point, New Chum, Goodna, Priors Pocket

Brisbane River flood plain map sheet 11

1975

1:10000

Redbank Plains, Camira

Brisbane River Flood Plain Map Sheet 12

1975

1:10000

Karana Downs, Chuwar

Brisbane River Flood Plain Map Sheet 13

1975

1:10000

Brassall, Ipswich, New Chum, Karalee

Brisbane River Flood Plain Map Sheet 14

1975

1:10000

Raceview, Redbank

Brisbane River Flood Plain Map Sheet 15

1975

1:10000

Coalfalls, Leichardt, Wulkuraka

Brisbane River Flood Plain Map Sheet 16

1975

1:10000

Leichardt, Churchill, Yamanto, Willowbank 

Brisbane River Flood Plain Map Sheet 17

1975

1:10000

Walloon, Thagoona

Brisbane River Flood Plain Map Sheet 18

1975

1:10000

Rosewood, Ebenezer

1893 flood series

This map series depicts the 1893 flood peak boundary.

Map name

Publication year

Scale

Locality coverage guide

Flood map City of Brisbane and suburbs, both 

1893

4.441666667

Herston, Bowen Hills, Woolloongabba, South Brisbane

 Flood map Suburbs of Brisbane sheet 1, right

1893

5.541666667

Newmarket, Bowen Hills, Woolloongabba, West End

Flood map McKellar sheet 12, right

1893

3.341666667

Greenslopes, Annerley, Buranda, Coorparoo 

Flood map McKellar sheet 9, right

1893

3.341666667

East Brisbane, Norman Park, Coorparoo

Flood map Moreton sheet 14B & 14C, right 

1893

1:15840

Goodna, Bundamba, Ipswich, Brassall

Flood map Moreton sheet 15B, right bank

1893

1:15840

Willawong, Pallara, Doolandella

Flood map Moreton sheet 4A & 4B, left

1893

1:15840

Riverhills, Brookfield, Fairfield, Acacia Ridge

Flood map Moreton sheet 4B, right

1893

1:15840

Oxley, Indooroopilly, Fairfield, Coopers Plains

Flood map Parish of Moggill and Kholo, left 

1893

1:15840

Chuwar, Mount Crosby, Pinjarra Hills, Goodna

Flood map Suburbs of Brisbane sheet 1 & 1W, left

1893

5.541666667

Toowong, West End, Paddington, Fortitude Valley

Food map Moreton sheet 4A, right

1893

1:15840

Fig Tree Pocket, Oxley, Riverhills, Brookfield

Storm tide series

Map name

Publication year

Scale

Locality coverage guide

Bowen area storm tide map sheet 1

1974

1:25000

Photo Mosaic of Bowen

Bowen area storm tide map sheet 2

1975

4.441666667

Bowen

Bundaberg coast storm tide map sheet 1

1974

1:31680

Photo Mosaic of Bundaberg

Bundaberg coast storm tide map sheet 2

1975

2.241666667

Bundaberg

Cairns area storm tide map sheet 1

1974

1:31680

Photo Mosaic of Cairns

Cairns area storm tide map sheet 2

1975

6.641666667

Cairns

Cairns area storm tide map sheet 3

1975

2.241666667

Machans Beach, Clifton Beach, Palm Cove, Yorkeys Knob, Holloway Beach, Trinity Beach

Capricorn coast storm tide map sheet 2

1975

2.241666667

Yeppoon

Capricorn coast storm tide map sheet 3

1975

3.341666667

Rosslyn, Mulambin, Emu Park, Keppel Sands

Gladstone area storm tide map sheet 2

1975

5.541666667

Gladstone, Boyne Island, Tannum Sands

Hervey Bay area storm tide map sheet 2

1975

3.341666667

Point Vernon, Pialba, Urangan

Innisfail area storm tide map sheet 2

1975

4.441666667

Innisfail, Flying Fish Point, Bramston Beach, Etty Bay

Mackay area storm tide map sheet 2

1975

2.241666667

Mackay

Mackay area storm tide map sheet 3

1975

6.641666667

Slade Point, Blacks Beach, Eimeo, Shoal Point, Bucasia

Townsville area storm tide map sheet 2

1975

1:15840

Townsville, Picnic Bay, Nelly Bay, Horseshoe Bay, Arcadia, Pallarenda 

Russell Island inundation series

Map name

Publication year

Scale

Locality coverage guide

Russell Island Inundation Map for 1870 and 1872

1978

3.513888889

Russell Island

Russell Island Inundation Map for 1872 to 1975

1978

3.513888889

Russell Island

Prices

  • Historical flood, tidal surge and inundation maps are available as digital copy for fee 34507 and as paper copy for fee 34210.

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16 February 2016

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