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Managing flood on the Gold Coast

We are committed to protecting the Gold Coast's built and natural environment against flooding. Find all the information you need about managing flood in our city.

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Flood history

The Gold Coast is subject to existing, future and residual flood risks and has experienced more than 20 floods since 1958. Past flood events caused moderate to extensive damage to private property, community buildings, bridges and roads.

Since the 1970s, the City of Gold Coast has been monitoring and mapping flood extent to support community resilience to flood risk.

View our collection of photos showing our flood history on the Gold Coast. More images can be found by searching our Gold Coast Libraries resource, Picture Gold Coast.

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Floods of 1967
Floods of 1967
Floods of 2014
Floods of 2014
Alan Wilkie Bridge 2017
Hinze Dam spillway 2017

Help us with our collection!

If you wish to share any photos or stories, please send them through to naturalhazards@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

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