Managing floods on the Gold Coast

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Like many coastal cities, the Gold Coast is built on floodplains. With 57 kilometres of coastline, 5 rivers, and 260 kilometres of navigable waterways, the Gold Coast is susceptible to flooding. Understanding and planning for flood risk plays an important role in our city’s long-term sustainability.

Find all the information you need to know about managing flood on the Gold Coast.