1974 Brisbane Flood Map

Prior to the January 2011 flood, the last major flood incident in Brisbane was the much talked about 1974 flood. Many people want to know what parts of Brisbane were flooded back then.

Below is a link to a flood map that illustrates the areas of inundation. Note that the red line indicates the 1974 flood level and the coloured areas are the theoretical levels had the flood been of a different depth.

As you can see there were some vast areas of inundation, especially around Rocklea (the large blue area towards the bottom of the plan) which of course was inundated again this time around, but on the whole a lot of Brisbane was spared.

1974_flood_map.pdf (1.3 MB)

Latest Featured News

Swim or Surf ?: Flooding vs Overland Flow

2022 Update. We all know about flooding, but did you know that damaging water can get you from both directions? Read this article to see if you're safe.

Infrastructure Update - Exciting times for Brisbane!

Brisbane is seeing a burst in infrastructure activity not seen for considerable time, and it all culminates in here and now being the time to invest! Continue reading for a detailed but far from exhaustive list.

Need To Know – TLPI

TLPI’s are starting to play a larger role when it comes to buying and developing properties in Brisbane, but you can be excused if you do not know what one is, or have never looked at one before. However, it is very important you know about TLPI’s.

The Truth Behind Real Estate Words

Let's face it; agents can get rather creative with their real estate marketing. After all, no matter what the property is, where it is or how bad it is, it is their job to sell it! Let's take a look at what some of their words 'may' actually be saying.


Join our community


Join Our Community

Keep up with the latest developments in the market for established properties in South East Queensland.

E-mail Address:
Full Name: