Flood information for the Central Goldfields Shire Council, encompassing local flood guides and a Municipal Flood Emergency Plan.

Map showing boundaries of Central Goldfields Shire CouncilSES has developed Local Flood Guides to explain local flood risks for communities at risk. This includes advice for communities on how to prepare and respond to flood events and who to contact in the event of a flood.

SES has also developed Municipal Flood Emergency Plans to prepare, respond to and recover from flood events within Municipality.

Flood history

Central Goldfields Shire Council has a history of flooding including the significant flood events in November 2010, and January 2011 which impacted the townships of Maryborough, Carisbrook, Dunolly and vast extents of rural areas resulting in extensive damage

The lead time to respond to a flood event may be limited. All households and businesses at risk of flooding should develop an emergency plan and beware of their flood risk.

Households and business should refer to their Local Flood Guide or the Central Goldfields Shire Flood Emergency Plan for more information..

Local Flood Guides

Municipal Flood Emergency Plan

This plan will be available soon.


Your local VICSES units are:

  • Dunolly Unit: 51 Broadway, Dunolly.
  • Maryborough Unit: 70 Burns Street, Maryborough.

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