Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Dashboard

Council's Disaster Dashboard is an exciting resource for our community and will assist in effectively communicating reliable, timely information about potential emergencies impacting the Scenic Rim region. 

The Disaster Dashboard provides updates on weather warnings, road conditions and emergency information drawn from a single source of truth, presented as a website that is easy to navigate.  

Disaster Dashboard

Navigating the Disaster Dashboard

Preparing for a disaster

Is your home, business and family prepared for disaster-level conditions such as a bushfire, severe storm or flood? What can you do to ensure you and your family stay safe during a severe weather event this year? 

Don't wait until it's too late - get ready and prepare now. It is essential to have an Emergency Plan, Evacuation Plan and Emergency Kit ready if a disaster strikes.  A range of community preparedness resources are available to assist your household via Get Ready QLD and Red Cross. Take a few minutes today to download these resources, including the Red Cross 'Get Prepared App', to be even more disaster ready.




Information booklets

Preparing for an emergency in the Scenic Rim

Scenic Rim Regional Council has developed the following booklet to assist the community in understanding potential hazards within our beautiful region and how to prepare for a disaster. Being prepared before a disaster is key to building a strong community which can get back on its feet and continue to prosper and grow.

If a disaster struck, would you be ready?

Planning and preparing for an evacuation in the Scenic Rim region

This booklet developed by Scenic Rim Regional Council explains the processes involved in an evacuation. Understanding these will not only reduce the stress and uncertainty of an evacuation but could also save your life. 

Evacuation brochure

Stay up to date 

Council provides regular updates to the community through our Disaster Dashboard website and dedicated disaster management Facebook account. 

Disaster Dashboard

Disaster Management Facebook

Tune in

During an emergency you can keep up to date by tuning in to the following radio stations:

  • 612 ABC Brisbane
  • 91.7 ABC Gold Coast FM
  • 747 ABC Southern QLD
  • 104.9 Sunshine FM
  • 100.1 Rim FM 
  • River 94.9 Ipswich FM

Updates are also provided through the Queensland Government's emergency alerts portal.


After a disaster

Council's Community Recovery Webpage