NSW, do you know your tsunami evacuation area?

If there is a threat of land inundation from a tsunami, would you know where to go?

Know your tsunami warnings

Understand the warning levels and when to act. Share information with family, friends and neighbours.

Look out for each other

Making sure we are all safe in the event of a tsunami is important.

Before a Tsunami

NSW, do you know your tsunami evacuation area?

While the likelihood of a land-threat tsunami on the east coast of Australia is low, this maps show the areas where residents and workers would have to move to higher ground in the event of a land-threat tsunami.

Know Your Risk - Tsunami

What are tsunami?

What causes tsunami?

How do we detect them?

What is the risk to coastal NSW?

Plan now for what you will do

One of the most important things you can do now is plan for possible tsunami.

Head to our Emergency Plans page to complete your HOME or BUSINESS Emergency Plan

Prepare Your Home And Business

How to prepare your home or business for a tsunami

Be Aware

Know what kind of official Tsunami Products there are:

  • Tsunami Watch
  • Tsunami Warnings
  • No Threat Bulletins and
  • Tsunami Cancellations

Look Out For Each Other

Plan what you will do in the event of a tsunami with your family, friends and neighbours.

Encourage others to plan for a possible tsunami.

During a tsunami

Know Your Risk

Act early on warning advice as there can be very short time frames between earthquakes, tsunami forming and tsunami warnings.

Follow all advice given by emergency services.

Plan Now for What You Will Do

Has a Severe Weather Warning or Severe Thunderstorm Warning been issued?

Now is the time to activate and follow your HOME or BUSINESS emergency plan.

Prepare Your Home and Business

An Emergency Kit can help save precious time in an emergency situation. It provides items you might need if you lose power or need to leave your home in a hurry.

Be Aware

In Australia you may receive an official Tsunami Warning,  however it is also important to be aware of the natural warning signs.

Look Out For Each Other

The protection of life is the highest priority for the NSW SES when we make decisions about planning for tsunami.

After a tsunami

Know Your Risk

Continue to listen to the radio for  advice and do not return to the evacuation zones until authorities have given the all-clear

Plan Now For What You Will do

Know where to get information from after a tsunami

Prepare Your Home and Business

Recovery centres may provide a range of welfare services including financial assistance, personal support, organising temporary accommodation and providing information and referrals.

Be Aware

Advice on what to be aware of after a tsunami

Look Out For Each Other

Communities and people pull together after major natural disasters.

After a tsunami, impacted communities will need to support each other.

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Upcoming community events

WINGHAM RSL AUDITORIUM
NSW SES Wingham Flood Forum

NSW SES Wingham Flood Forum

Tuesday

15/06/21 19:00 to 15/06/21 21:00

The aim of the forum is to give people an opportunity to talk about the recent floods and to identify ways SES and local communities can work together to improve flood preparedness, response and transition to recovery.

Lismore Centro Shopping Centre
Get Ready Display - Lismore Centro

Get Ready Display - Lismore Centro

Wednesday

16/06/21 8:00 to 16/06/21 14:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by our local NSW SES volunteers from Lismore Unit. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

CLUB TAREE AUDITORIUM
NSW SES Taree Flood Forum

NSW SES Taree Flood Forum

Thursday

17/06/21 19:00 to 17/06/21 21:00

The aim of the forum is to give people an opportunity to talk about the recent floods and to identify ways SES and local communities can work together to improve flood preparedness, response and transition to recovery.

South Grafton Air Field, Vere Street, South Grafton.
Public Awareness

Public Awareness

Sunday

20/06/21 8:00 to 20/06/21 15:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Clarence Nambucca Capability Unit. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

Warringah Pittwater SES UNit, Gate 3, Thompson Drive, Terrey Hills, 204
Get Ready Workshop - Women Helping Women

Get Ready Workshop - Women Helping Women

Sunday

20/06/21 14:00 to 20/06/21 17:00

Gain the confidence to know what needs to be done or to do it yourself to protect yourself and your home during severe weather events.

KEMPSEY MACLEAY RSL CLUB
NSW SES Kempsey CBD Flood Forum

NSW SES Kempsey CBD Flood Forum

Tuesday

22/06/21 19:00 to 22/06/21 21:00

The aim of the forum is to give people an opportunity to talk about the recent floods and to identify ways SES and local communities can work together to improve flood preparedness, response and transition to recovery.

Dubbo
Bark Canoe Community Event

Bark Canoe Community Event

Friday

25/06/21 8:00 to 25/06/21 14:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Dubbo SES Unit. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

Clock Tower Hotel, Prince Street, Grafton
Chamber of Commerce Presentation "Do you have a Plan?"

Chamber of Commerce Presentation "Do you have a Plan?"

Wednesday

21/07/21 12:00 to 21/07/21 19:00

Are you a member of Grafton Chamber of Commerce? Come along and hear about what the NSW SES does and learn how you can prepare your property for floods and storms.

Wyong SES Unit - Levitt Street, Wyong
Get Ready Womens Workshop @ Wyong SES Unit

Get Ready Womens Workshop @ Wyong SES Unit

Thursday

22/07/21 19:00 to 22/07/21 21:15

Wyong SES Unit is holding a community event to meet with the Women of the Central Coast to discuss how they are able to better prepare themselves and their houses in the event of an emergency.

The Whitehouse Convention Centre (168 Broughtman St, Broken Hill)
Broken Hill Careers Expo

Broken Hill Careers Expo

Wednesday

28/07/21 10:00 to 28/07/21 14:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Broken Hill City Unit. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

Coraki
Community preparedness workshop

Community preparedness workshop

Saturday

31/07/21 10:00 to 31/07/21 14:00

The Coraki NSW SES Unit will be at the Coraki SES shed, Come and meet our friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters and view our interactive display.

Tucabia Public Hall
Tucabia Get Ready Public Information Night

Tucabia Get Ready Public Information Night

Tuesday

03/08/21 18:00 to 03/08/21 20:30

Ulmarra Unit is holding a community meeting to meet the residents of Tucabia to discuss how we can work together in future flood and storm events.

Ulmarra Public School Library
Ulmarra  Get Ready Community Meeting

Ulmarra Get Ready Community Meeting

Tuesday

10/08/21 18:00 to 10/08/21 20:30

Ulmarra Unit is holding a community meeting to meet the residents of Ulmarra to discuss how we can work together in future flood and storm events.

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