Drought declarations (Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)
Latest drought situation map and shire listing
- Latest coloured drought situation map - opens in new window (GIF, 236kB, last updated 13:37 14 Aug 2014)
- Latest black & white drought situation map and shire listing (PDF, 298kB, last updated 13:37 14 Aug 2014)
Drought and natural disaster declarations
As at 12 September 2014, there are 44 entire local government areas and three part local government areas drought declared under State processes, with the most recent addition of shires to the drought declared list on 1 August 2014. Also, as at 12 September 2014, there are 55 current Individually Droughted Property (IDP) declarations in an additional eight local government areas.
Natural Disaster Declarations
Commonwealth/State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) have been activated for primary producers for the following events during recent times:
- Tropical Cyclone Ita and Associated Rainfall and Flooding, 11 - 14 April 2014
Monthly Climate Statement
The Science Delivery Division of the Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts (DSITIA) produces a monthly climate statement which interprets seasonal climate outlook information for Queensland. The monthly climate statement is based on DSITIA's own information and also draws on information from national and international climate agencies.
Queensland Water Storages
Queensland Water Supply Levels for major irrigation water storages managed by Sunwater can be accessed from the Sunwater web site (PDF)*.
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Last updated 23 January 2014