Flood Recovery

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Council's Recovery Team is available to provide support and answer any questions. 

The team can be contacted by phone on 1300 797 363 or recovery@pyrenees.vic.gov.au. 

Lexton Flood Management Plan community drop in sessions

Find out more about the flood management plan and give your thoughts about flood management strategies for Lexton at a drop in session in June.

Jorja Strack (Project Engineer) and Ben Hughes (Principal Engineer) will be on site in Lexton along with Council officers.

Wednesday 5 June 2024

Lexton Shop and Post Office Co-op: 10.30am to 1.30pm

Walk around town (door knock): 2pm to 3pm

Lexton Shop and Post Office Co-op: 3pm to 6pm

Jorja, Ben and Council officers will there for Lexton locals to tell their stories of how the flood has impacted the town, so bring along copies of your photos and other documentation to share with them.

If you can't make it on the day, head to our Engagement Hub at Pyrenees Shire Council | Lexton Flood Management Plan to share your personal stories and images.


Investigations and flood mitigation

Council’s Asset Team will be conducting an investigation into the stormwater drainage system in Beaufort. The infrastructure that feeds water into the natural drainages will be assessed for improvements. Works will then be prioritised and be dependent on Council’s budget and seeking further funding. For information on the investigation please contact Council's Assets Team on 1300 797 363.

Grants available

Emergency Sporting Equipment Grant Program (Sport and Recreation Victoria)
Provides assistance to grassroots sport and active recreation clubs and organisatons to replace or repair essential sporting and first aid equipment that has been lost or destroyed as a consequence of fire, flood, significant storms, theft or criminal damage.
Amount: Up to $1000
Closes: 31 May 2024


Have you registered with Council?

If you have been affected by the floods, please call Council on 1300 797 363 to be put in contact with our dedicated recovery team.  Alternatively, you can call the Flood Recovery Hotline on 1800 560 760.

Flood Recovery Plan

The Pyrenees Shire Flood Recovery Plan 2022(PDF, 1MB) (adopted by Council on 21 February 2022) has been developed to coordinate the flood recovery activities.

The Plan is broken up into two parts:

  1. a summary of the flooding events over October and November 2022, and
  2. the action plan. 

Read a summary on the progress of actions so far(PDF, 571KB).