Yarra City Council

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

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Yarra city council municipal map
  Yarra City Council municipal map.

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
  • Fitzroy North
  • Collingwood

At this time, there is no LFG for the Yarra City Council area.

About Flood Guides

Communities can use local flood guides to identify and better understand their local flood risk. They include information about: flood history, how to prepare & respond to floods and who to contact.

Contact Information

For more information, contact the  Melbourne Metropolitan (Central) Region Headquarters.
For information on flood warnings, see the VicEmergency website.
Visit the Yarra City Council website.
Your local Catchment Mangement Authority: Melbourne Water.

Local VICSES Unit

  • Northcote Unit:
  • 2 Wingrove Street,

Municipal Flood Emergency Plan (MFEP)

Municipalities can use Municipal Flood Emergency Plans to prepare, respond and recover from flood and storm events.
Yarra City Council Flood Emergency Plan -  Updated September, 2023.