Flood History

Significant floods in Victoria

The pages shown in this section list known major floods in Victoria, with an annual exceedance probability (AEP) of 5% or less (or average recurrence interval (ARI) of 20-years or greater. This information is sourced from the 1998 Flood Management Strategy (DSE) and updated by the floodplain management authorities.

Other resources

Geoscience Australia provides a list of major floods and links to relevant resources.

The Australian Disaster Resilience Knowledge Hub contains records of all natural and non-natural disasters within Australia (where information is available) dating from pre-European times of 1662 to present day.


Page Last Updated: Wednesday 7 March, 2018