During an event
During a natural disaster event or extreme weather event, keep up-to-date with the latest information available. There are a number of services that can assist:
- Queensland Alert
- Emergency contacts
- Tune in to your local radio station
- Australian early warning network
- Find your local council
Queensland Alert (QLDAlert) is a government website that provides up-to-date information to the public during an emergency or disaster, including road closures.
|State Emergency Service (SES)||132 500|
|Bureau of Meteorology|
|Emergency Management Queensland (EMQ)|
|Road conditions and closures||1300 130 595 (statewide 24 hours)|
|RSPCA||1300 363 736|
|Queensland Government||13 74 68|
|National Relay Service||13 36 77 (TTY/voice)
1300 555 777 (listen and speak)
|Power supply (dangerous situations or downed power lines)||Energex - 13 19 622 (Southeast Queensland only)
Ergon Energy - 13 16 70 (all other Queensland residents)
|Power supply (loss of supply)||Energex - 13 62 62 (Southeast Queensland only)
Ergon Energy - 13 22 96 (all other Queensland residents)
|Telephone services||Telstra - 132 203
Optus - 133 937
Make sure you have a battery-operated radio ready as part of your household emergency kit and you can tune into your local station for weather updates and community service announcements.
Register for free severe weather alerts. Choose to receive an email, SMS or recorded message to your home phone if potentially dangerous weather is heading your way. You can learn more and register on the Australian Early Warning Network.
Contact your local council for information for your specific location.