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    Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry reports and government responses

    Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry Implementation Update

    The Queensland Government has issued an update on the progress in implementing recommendations of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry’s final report.

    The implementation update provides a progress report on recommendations already implemented, and provides details of how ongoing recommendations will be completed.

    Read the report

    Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry Implementation Update (PDF, 957 KB)

    Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry Implementation Update (.doc, 1.21 MB)


    Government response to the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry Final Report

    On 7 June 2012, the Premier tabled the Queensland Government response to the final report. 

    The response supports all of the final report’s recommendations, and outlines the government’s framework for ongoing implementation of the Commission’s recommendations. 

    The government will work with local government in implementing the report’s recommendations.

    Read the response

    Queensland Government response to the Floods Commission of Inquiry Final Report (PDF, 1.75 MB)


    Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry Final Report

    On 16 March 2012, the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry released its final report into the 2010-11 floods. 

    The report made 177 recommendations directed at a broad range of issues including floodplain management, land use planning, building regulations, the performance of private insurers, operational and abandoned mines, emergency management and dam management. 

    Read the report

    Read the Flood Commission of Inquiry Final Report


    Government response to the Floods Commission of Inquiry Interim Report

    On 23 August 2011, the Premier released the Queensland Government response to the Floods Commission of Inquiry Interim Report.

    The Commission has examined the flooding events of 2010-11 and delivered its Interim Report, which focuses on planning and preparing for the next wet season.  The Interim Report makes 175 recommendations, of which 104 relate to Queensland Government responsibilities. 

    The Government accepts, and will implement, all of the Commission’s recommendations relating to its agencies, and will work collaboratively with other levels of government and the community to deliver improvements before the next wet season.

    Read the response

    Queensland Government response to the Floods Commission of Inquiry Interim Report (PDF, 601 KB)


    Floods Commission of Inquiry Interim Report

    On 1 August 2011, the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry released its interim report on the flooding that affected much of Queensland in January 2011.

    The Commission received more than 660 written public submissions and heard from 167 witnesses during seven weeks of hearings. In addition, it considered thousands of pages of documents in preparing the interim report.

    The report makes 175 recommendations - 104 of which apply to the State Government, 65 to local governments and six to the Commonwealth.

    Read the report

    Read the  Floods Commission of Inquiry Interim Report

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    Last updated:
    27 August, 2014
    Last reviewed:
    23 August, 2011