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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 1 August 2015 there are 32 entire local government areas and three part local government areas drought declared, with another 92 Individually Droughted Property (IDP) declarations in an additional ten 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 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