In Response to: 2023 floods
Location: Shire of Derby-West Kimberley
Status: Ongoing

11 September 2023 – 

EOIs are now closed for this operation.

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Shire of Derby-West Kimberley short-term Flood Recovery Operation

In January 2023, key infrastructure, homes, and businesses were destroyed and inundated when heavy rainfall from ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie caused significant flooding in the Kimberley region with the Fitzroy River peaked at a record 15.81m. 

Fitzroy Crossing with a population of 400 was the main township in the affected region. The DRA team is onsite within the Shire to clear debris and work within the to assist the community, including residents and not-for-profit, with post-flood clean-up.

Area of Operations

Shire of Derby-West Kimberly, Western Australia.

Recovery Taskings for Operation Jensen

As part of Operation Jensen, DRA will provide the following capabilities:

  • Damage and Impact Assessments
  • Debris Removal
  • Cleanup of affected and damaged properties.