We asked locals...

Where can you get more information to help Get Ready this wet season or respond in the event of a disaster?

See our list of useful contacts and links below. 


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Get Ready Queensland

Get Ready Queensland is a year-round program helping all Queenslanders prepare for natural disasters.

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Bureau of Meteorology

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) is Australia's national weather and climate agency. The BoM provides regular forecasts, warnings, monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region.

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ABC Radio

The ABC is the official emergency broadcaster. The ABC Radio website will assist you to find your local ABC radio station, or use the ABC Radio National frequency finder to find all available local stations.

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Emergency services in Queensland

In a life-threatening emergency call triple-0.

Emergency Services use a range of methods to warn the community about severe weather and other emergencies that require preparation and action at the household level. Tune into warnings.


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
Providing firefighting and rescue services as well as community awareness and education on fire and road safety issues.

State Emergency Service - call 132 500 for assistance
Providing assistance to help the community cope with the impact of emergencies and road accident rescue.

Rural Fire Service
Covering rural areas with firefighting, fire prevention and community education services. View bushfire maps

Queensland Police Service
Preventing, detecting and investigating crime, promoting road safety and coordinating emergency and rescue operations.

Queensland Ambulance Service
Providing emergency and non-emergency ambulance services to the QLD community.

Disaster Management Queensland
Lead government agency for coordinating disaster prevention, preparedness and recovery. 

Recovery information


Queensland Government directory

From financial assistance to health and wellbeing - find the services and resources you need. 


Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA)

QRIDA is a specialist administrator of government financial assistance programs including loans, grants, rebates and subsidies.