In consideration of Ipswich’s flood background and location, the Ipswich City Council Floodplain Management Strategy aims to formalise a strategy document on Ipswich’s progress in the management of flooding, in alignment with the Integrated Water Strategy 2015-2031 and the future focus of the city outlined in Advance Ipswich .

The floodplain management process aims to find a balance between increasing community resilience to floods while facilitating the use of the floodplain as a valuable and sustainable resource for appropriate purposes .

Floodplain Management Strategy (PDF, 2.4 MB)