Australian disasters

Historical disaster events that have affected Australia

As the current caretaker, the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience continues to maintain the collection; additional records are added annually for contemporary events in the preceding year. Submissions are encouraged via our contribution process to augment existing records in accordance with the Knowledge Hub content guidelines. 

Information on current emergencies and disasters is available from the emergency response agencies in your state or territory. 


Major Incidents Report

An overview of significant incidents that have been of impact or consequence for fire and emergency services, as identified by the sector.

View Major Incidents Reports