Foreword by our Mayor Ken Bone, for Councils Local Disaster Management Plan
Local Disaster Management Plan - (Website Copy)
  • For the latest warnings and advice - tune into your local ABC radio station or visit
  • For weather information - contact the Bureau of Meteorology on 3239 8700 or visit their website at
  • For loss of power or fallen power lines - contact Ergon on 13 22 96.
  • As road conditions are subject to change rapidly, for updated road closures - refer to the Main Roads website or call RACQ on 1300 130 595.
  • For for assistance during storm and flood emergencies - contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500.

The primary number to call for emergency assistance from any phone in Australia is TRIPLE ZERO (000). If you are hearing or speech impaired, the number is 106.

For the most up-to-date information relating to Emergencies, please use the links below.

Helpful Resources - Be Prepared (website and download links)

Prepare your Home Prepare your Pets Cyclones Severe Storms
Flood Heatwave Landslide Kids, Young People and Schools
Senior Safer Book (1.25mb) Publications for Preparedness (Qld Government and EMQ Publications)    
Useful Links
Traffic and Travel Information (main roads) Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) (weather watch) Emergency Management Queensland (EMQ) (emergency information and tips) Queensland Government State Disaster Management Group
State Emergency Service (SES) Queensland Rural Fire Services RACQ (general road closure information) ABC Wide Bay (latest updates)
Crow FM (latest updates) Queensland Health Alerts Environment and Resource Management Sunwater - Dam Levels in the Region
Further helpful Downloads (pdf Documents)
Prepare your home EMQ Tune Into Warnings Fact Sheet EMQ Prepare your home for evacuation EMQ Prepare Household Emergency Kit
Flood Information Senior Safer Tips Severe Storms  
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