Flood Basics

What is a Flood?

A flood, by simple definition, is water where it is not wanted. Discover some of the positive and negative impacts of floods in Australia.

What causes Floods?

Learn about the factors that may contribute to flooding.

Where do Floods occur?

Find out what areas of Australia which are more prone to flooding, and link to the Australian Flood Warning Centre.

Image Gallery - Floods

Browse a selection of flood images from around Australia.

Topic contact: hazards@ga.gov.au Last updated: December 5, 2013