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Drought declarations (Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)

Previous declarations

Latest drought situation map and shire listing

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:

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