Useful documents

Useful Documents

Mackay Local Disaster Management Plan (PDF 6MB)
Disaster Management Act 2003 (PDF 552KB)

Prepare

Emergency Action Guide (PDF 6.44 MB)
Australian Psychological Society - Preparing children for cyclones (PDF 732KB)
Australian Psychological Society - Psychological preparations for natural disasters (PDF 132KB)

Business Continuity

Building Business Resilience - Business Continuity Planning (PDF 264KB)
Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation - Business Continuity Planning Guide
Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation - Building Business Resilience

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Community Resouces

Department of Community Safety - Learn about fire safety (other languages)Emergency Management Qld - Preparing For Cyclones 2011 (other languages)Emergency Management Qld - Emergency factsheets (other languages)

Cyclones

Cyclone Tracking Map (PDF 4.6 MB)
Emergency Action Guide (PDF 6.44 MB)
Emergency Management Qld - Get Ready Guide 2012 - Brochure (PDF 2.2 MB)
Emergency Management Qld - Get Ready Guide 2010 (PDF 5.94 MB)
Emergency Management Qld – Get Ready Queensland
The basics could save your life...Be cyclone smart (YouTube video)
The basics could save your life...Be cyclone smart (PDF 1 MB)

Fires

Rural Fires - Prepare, Act, Survive (PDF 3.8 MB)
Rural Fires - Prepare a Bushfire Survival Plan (PDF 1.63 MB)

Floods

Emergency Management Australia - Floods:warning preparedness and safety (PDF 208KB)
Emergency Management Australia - What to do before, during and after a flood (PDF 795KB)

Flood Studies

Flood studies for the Pioneer River and the Gooseponds Creek catchments are currently being finalised and will appear on this webpage on completion.

Hendra Virus

Department Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Hendra Virus Information

Kids Corner

Bureau of Meteorology - Stormwatchers GameDepartment of Community Safety - Get Ready KidnasDepartment of Community Safety - Kids PageDepartment of Community Safety - Red AlertQueensland Fire and Rescue Service - Blazer's Kids PageQueensland Health - Preparing for Dangerous Weather (PDF 680KB)

Landslide

Emergency Management Australia - Landslide Awareness (PDF  957KB)

Resilient Buildings

JCU Cyclone Testing Station - Prepare your house for a cyclone - Brochure (PDF 1.29 MB)
JCU Cyclone testing Station - Prepare your house for a cyclone - Householders Guide (PDF 2.51 MB)
Queensland Reconstruction Authority – Wind Resistant Housing (PDF 4.9MB)
Queensland Reconstruction Authority – Building a Stronger more Resilient Queensland (PDF 3.3MB)

Tsunami

Tsunami Awareness

Response

Australian Psychological Society - Understanding and managing psychological traumaStandard Emergency Warning Signal

Recovery

CSIRO - Repairing Flood DamageDisaster Finance AssistanceInsurance Council of Australia - General Insurance - Consumer Tips and Urban Myths for Disaster Recovery - May 2010 (PDF 746 KB)
Queensland Government - Community SupportQueensland Reconstruction Authority - Home Repairs