Preparing for a disaster

Disaster Readiness Checklist

Find out how ready you are for a disaster by undertaking the resilience test.

Prepare your Emergency Kit

Advice on how to prepare an Emergency Kit and prepare your household for an evacuation.

Prepare your household and property

Learn how to prepare your home, your pantry, your children, your pets and your business for a disaster.  Also learn about alternates to sandbags and where sand can be obtained from.

Emergency alerts/warnings 

Learn about the ways Council may issue warnings to the public, Emergency Alert, SEWS and where to find weather warnings.

Emergency and Evacuation Plans and Zones

Learn about the Emergency Action Guide, view storm tide inundation maps and find out about Red Cross’s RediPlan

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Community Resources

A number of different agencies have produced documents and resources in different languages the links are included in this page.