Brighter Selling

Is your house above the high water line?

by Kate Watt, Marketing Manager 30 September 2015

More than 22,000 Brisbane properties have had their flood risk reduced and 5,000 properties have had their flood risk increased following a recent flood review, according to Brisbane Times.

The review is part of the Brisbane City Council’s response to the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry and the Council’s January 2011 Flood Action Plan.

It incorporates new flood data from Brisbane creek catchments including Albany Creek, Bald Hills Creek, Breakfast Creek, Brighton Creek, Cabbage Tree Creek and Kedron Brook on the north side.

Council has taken this data and has now completed updates to its online FloodWise Property Report and the Flood Overlay Map in the Brisbane City Plan 2014.

The Brisbane City Council website says the FloodWise Property Report shows the risk and type of flooding at a property, to enable you to plan and build new habitable floor levels in accordance with Council’s requirements.

Conduct a FloodWise Property Report search for your address.

Need some help understanding if you’ll stay high and dry? Check out the Brisbane City Council’s Floodwise Property Report frequently asked questions or contact the Brisbane City Council.