SES is working with local community at high risk of flooding to develop Community Protection Flood Plans and guides. This helps local community resilience in the face of flooding events. Find out more about the Storm and Flood Ready Program.

General flood preparedness guidance

Local community flood guides

Draft community flood guides for community input

Upcoming local community flood guides

SES is working or plans to work with the following communities on community protection planning. These communities all have a history of damaging riverine flooding. A state level flood risk assessment is underway. This will inform future community protection planning.

  • Launceston levee protected areas – Inveresk, Invermay, Newstead
  • Wivenhoe
  • Smithton and surrounds
  • Westbury/ Quamby Brook
  • Bracknell and the Upper Liffey River catchment
  • Campbell Town and surrounds
  • Ross and surrounds
  • Avoca and surrounds
  • Fingal and surrounds
  • Tunbridge and surrounds
  • Mole Creek and surrounds
  • Wynyard and surrounds
  • Branxholm and Derby
  • Dynnyrne – Sandy Bay Rivulet
  • Kingston Beach
  • Snug
  • Triabunna to Little Swanport
  • Swansea and surrounds
  • East Ulverstone and surrounds
  • Penguin and surrounds
  • Western Creek and surrounds
  • Bothwell and surrounds
  • Hamilton and surrounds
  • Ouse and surrounds
  • Bagdad and surrounds
  • Richmond and surrounds

For known flood prone communities without community protection plans, there are links to local council flooding information as an interim measure to find out more about flooding in your local area.

View easy read resource – Be ready for storms and floods.

Find flood information for your area

Westerway to Maydena
Flood Information
West Ulverstone and lower Leven River
Flood Information
St Marys - The East Coast
Flood Information
South Hobart
Flood Information
New Town – Lenah Valley
Flood Information
Mountain River Area
Flood Information
Moonah – Derwent Park
Flood Information
Molesworth and Surrounds
Flood Information
Meander township and surrounds
Flood Information
Launceston - Launceston and Northern Tasmania
Flood Information
Lachlan and Surrounds
Flood Information
Huonville and Ranelagh
Flood Information
Hobart CBD and surrounds - Hobart & Southern Tasmania
Flood Information
Gunns Plains and surrounds
Flood Information
Glenorchy city and suburb - Hobart & Southern Tasmania
Flood Information
Franklin to Port Huon and surrounds
Flood Information
Dover and the far south
Flood Information
Deloraine and surrounds
Flood Information
Cygnet and surrounds
Flood Information
Campbell Town
Flood Information
Bushy Park and Surrounds
Flood Information
Burnie - North West Tasmania
Flood Information