Brisbane River Flood History - Brisbane Australia. History Queensland

Read our informative guide on the Brisbane River's flooding history - from the Great Flood on 1893 to the most recent floods in January 2011

Queen Street, Brisbane flooded in February 1893

5 - Flood waters in Queen Street, Brisbane, 1893 (Contributed by: QldPics) People rowing boats in Queen Street, Brisbane, after the floods i.

An aerial view of Brisbane under floodwaters, January 1974. Photo: Copyright State Library of Queensland/Author unknown

An aerial view of Brisbane under floodwaters, January Photo: Copyright State Library of Queensland/Author unknown

1974 floods - South Brisbane

1974 floods - South Brisbane

Cnr of Adelaide and Creek Streets, Brisbane, 1893 Floods, Looking down Creek St toward the Brisbane River. The Gresham Hotel stands on the cnr of Adelaide and Creek Sts with spectators standing on its lower balcony. Men, women and children are gathered at the water's edge while others row boats in the background. Some people are immersed in the water up to their waist or chest. Many in the gathering are wearing hats of various kinds. A saddled horse stands in the right foreground of the…

Cnr of Adelaide and Creek Streets, Brisbane, 1893 Floods, Looking down Creek St toward the Brisbane River. The Gresham Hotel stands on the cnr of Adelaide and Creek Sts with spectators standing on its lower balcony. Men, women and children are gathered at the water's edge while others row boats in the background. Some people are immersed in the water up to their waist or chest. Many in the gathering are wearing hats of various kinds. A saddled horse stands in the right foreground of the…

The flooded Riverside Expressway while under construction, with a view of South Brisbane in the background, January 1974. Photo: Copyright State Library of Queensland/Author unknown

The flooded Riverside Expressway while under construction, with a view of South Brisbane in the background, January Photo: Copyright State Library of Queensland/Author unknown

A flooded Coronation Drive in front of the Regatta Hotel, January 1974. Photo: Copyright State Library of Queensland/Author unknown

A flooded Coronation Drive in front of the Regatta Hotel, January Photo: Copyright State Library of Queensland/Author unknown

Flooded street in the Brisbane City Centre, 1974

Flooded street in the Brisbane City Centre, 1974

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