Results Help

Basic View

A Basic Search Result displays a list of returned entries in the left panel and corresponding icons on the base map in the right panel. The screenshot below shows the result from a Basic Search for flood information in Burpengary, Queensland.

basic search result screen

The first three search results are displayed in a list, if available others can be viewed by clicking the 'Show more results' link at the bottom of the list. The list is sorted by distance from the search location and then age. Closer and newer studies will be at the top of the list.

red map marker The red map marker shows the search location. A list of Local Council, State or Catchment Authority websites with flood information is displayed by default. Clicking the red map marker will toggle this list on and off.

Each row in the results list includes a `map marker¿. The location of the study will be highlighted on the map when the marker is clicked.

orange map markerOrange markers mean the study record includes GIS data.

blue map markerBlue markers mean the study record does not include GIS data.

blue circle markerBlue circles represent other entries in the database, click to view more details.

yellow circle markerYellow circles represent other entries in the database that include viewable maps, click to view more details.

Click 'Show more information about the study' to display all the detail held for a record.
If the study record includes viewable maps, they will be shown in the results list too. Each map is shown with:

  • A description of its likelihood;
  • Short description of the simulated event that produced it;
  • An add to map button button which displays the flood map in the main mapping area and;
  • An About this Map button about this map iconwhich displays a brief overview of what the flood map is about, where it came from, and important things to consider when viewing it.

To remove the map from the mapping area, click hide button, or use the layer selector layer selector icon.

Click 'Switch to Advanced' to display a more detailed view of the same search results.

new search buttonbutton:

Displays the search form to enable a new search to be undertaken.

feedback buttonbutton:

If you have some feedback, recommendations or queries regarding the Australian Flood Risk Information Portal, please fill in the User Feedback web form.

To assist you, a short list of categories to enable us to respond to you quicker is provided.

Type of Feedback:

  • Accuracy of displayed information
  • Problems with attachments
  • Currency of the study
  • Other

There is space to provide information that details the your query with a contact email address if you wish to be informed of the actions resulting from your feedback.

Please note general enquiries about the flood study itself regarding methods, results and interpretation should be directed to the commissioning organisation.

There will be a visual response on the screen.

feedback form visual response

Click on the x to close the visual response on the screen.

Elect to receive a response to your feedback and a response will be made in the earliest possible time.

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