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, 223kB, last updated 15:14 12 Mar 2015)
- Latest black & white drought situation map and shire listing (PDF, 210kB, last updated 15:14 12 Mar 2015)
Drought and natural disaster declarations
As at 1 March 2015 there are 44 entire local government areas and three part local government areas drought declared, with another 79 Individually Droughted Property (IDP) declarations in an additional nine 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:
- Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia and South East Queensland trough, 19 - 22 February 2015 (PDF)*
- 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 and Innovation (DSITI) produces a monthly climate statement which interprets seasonal climate outlook information for Queensland. The monthly climate statement is based on DSITI'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