Is your home and family prepared for disaster-level conditions such as a bushfire, severe storm or flood? Don't wait until it's too late - get ready now and prepare following these simple steps. It is essential to have your Emergency Plan, and Evacuation Plan and your Emergency Kit ready if a disaster strikes. A range of community preparedness resources are available at www.getready.qld.gov.au to assist your household.
Other helpful resources are also available from the Australian Red Cross.
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During a disaster
Council works in partnership with emergency services and government agencies at the Local, State and Federal level to ensure the region positioned to respond swiftly in the event of a disaster. During a significant event Council will activate the Scenic Rim Local Disaster Coordination Centre to ensure a coordinated response to disasters or emergencies within the region.
Stay up to date
ABC Radio is the region's official emergency broadcaster. During an emergency you can keep up to date by tuning in to:
- Brisbane (612AM)
- Gold Coast (91.7FM)
- Southern Downs (747AM and 104.9FM)
Updates are also provided through the Queensland Government's emergency alerts portal www.qldalert.com