Yarra City Council

Flood information for the Yarra City Council, encompassing local flood guides and a Municipal Flood Emergency Plan.

Map showing boundaries of the Yarra City 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 the Municipality.

Flood history

Yarra City Council Council has a history of flooding (riverine and flash flooding). A significant recent flood event occurred in February 2011.

Locations at risk of flooding include Alphington, Abbotsford, Richmond, Burnley, Cremorne, Carlton North, Fitzroy North, Fitzroy and Collingwood.

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 Yarra City Council Flood Emergency Plan for more information.

Local Flood Guides

Local Flood Guides will be available soon.

    Municipal Flood Emergency Plan


    Your local SES units are:

    • Malvern Unit: 293 Tooronga Road, Malvern.
    • Northcote Unit: 2 Wingrove Street, Alphington.

    More information

    Contact the Melbourne Metropolitan (Central) Region Headquarters.

    For information on flood warnings, see the SES Warnings page.

    Visit the Yarra City Council website.