Submission to the Flood Prone Land Package

The existing flood risk planning regime, including the NSW Floodplain Development Manual, is widely accepted and works well. The 1:100 AEP plus freeboard has been accepted by the NSW community over several decades as the appropriate level for managing flood risk, unless there are exceptional circumstances. In the vast majority of NSW, insurance – not land use planning – should manage flood risk above that level.

Submission on Flood Prone Land Package