Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Council

 

Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Council works hard with its community to be prepared for natural disasters. Council plays a key role along with its community in preparing for cyclone season. Council provides updates and information as well as coordinating preparation activities such as town clean-ups.

Doomadgee Council has developed a disaster management plan for its community, and ensures a safe, effective and efficient response to a disaster events.

Find information below about Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Council. 

Council preparation and responses

  • Council provides advice to township residents of when activities will be taking place on its Facebook page with some information also available on its website. Activities can include community updates on town clean-up in the lead up to cyclone season.
  • If you are travelling in this region, also check with Burke Shire Council for relevant information including road condition reports.

Local checklist 
  • Follow council’s Facebook page, take a look at the council’s website for regular updates - council will provide information which can include event status, road condition reports, alerts and responses such as evacuations. 
  • Listen to ABC radio and/or television for updates.
  • Listen for messages and warnings on landlines or mobiles that may be provided through Emergency Alert.
  • Check weather warning and status updates on the Bureau of Meteorology website
  • Act quickly on instruction and advice given by council and other authorities.
  • Check with emergency authorities (such as Rural Fire and Emergency Services) updates – see our GET INFORMED page for a detailed list. 

Road conditions

Council posts updates to its Facebook page, for main road conditions also see Burke Shire Council’s road condition reports and camera feeds.  

Check for updates on road conditions with the Qld Traffic website or or by phoning 13 19 40.

 

Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Disaster management plan

The Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Council Disaster Management Plan details the disaster management arrangements for the area, and outlines the roles and responsibilities of the various agencies involved in disaster management.

Local community connections

 

ABC North West Queensland - 567 AM

Doomadgee Blackstar Radio105.3 FM

Doomadgee Roadhouse - www.doomadgeeroadhouse.com.au