Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)
Public information line: 13 33 37
ABC Radio: 720AM
You can also contact the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) Recorded Information Line on 1300 659 213.
Evacuation centres are determined by the Department of Child Protection and Family Services. They are generally located a safe distance from the emergency. Once determined, you will be informed of the location via ABC 720AM radio.
Please do not bring your pets to evacuation centres. We have an agreement with other Councils and Vets for housing pets during emergencies. Call Ranger Services on 0418 943 219 for further information during an emergency.
You can access financial support through the Lord Mayors Disaster Relief Fund, the Department of Child Protection and Family Services and the State Natural Disaster Relief Fund, if applicable. Please visit the Office of Emergency Management for more information on financial support.