Floodplain planning

Through our floodplain planning and management program we aim to build flood-resilient communities by capturing and sharing flood knowledge to ensure future developments are not unduly exposed to flood hazard.

Apply for Flood Advice

This work is guided by the Goulburn Broken Regional Floodplain Management Strategy.

We also protect waterways through works on waterway permits. 

Kinnards wetlands with plenty of water across the ground

Flood Recovery

The Goulburn Broken catchment has been significantly impacted by the Spring 2022 flood event. Please read this page for recovery information.

Floodplain Management

Find out how to get flood level information for your property, understand how planning scheme overlays work and keep up to date with planning amendments.

Works on Waterways Permits

The Goulburn Broken CMA has the functions under the Water Act 1989 to assess works on waterway applications, and where appropriate, issue permits to construct works or undertake activities on a waterway.

Goulburn Broken Community Flood Intelligence Portal

The Goulburn Broken Community Flood Intelligence Portal allows you to view flood maps, search properties and create a property flood report and flood information including estimated 100-year ARI flood levels.

Goulburn Broken CMA Referral Register

Under the  Planning and Environment Act 1987 and Planning and  Environment Regulations 215, the Goulburn Broken CMA maintains a referral register.  This relates to section 55 referrals from responsible authorities (usually local government authorities) whereby the Goulburn Broken CMA provides advice as a recommending authority. You may access this register on the link below.