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

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.

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.

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

Now is the time to activate 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

Jack Evans Boat Harbour - Tweed Heads
Tweed Emergency Services Expo

Tweed Emergency Services Expo

Sunday

26/05/19 10:00 to 26/05/19 14:00

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

Lismore Workers Club
Get Ready Lismore CBD Meeting

Get Ready Lismore CBD Meeting

Tuesday

28/05/19 18:00 to 28/05/19 20:30

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

South Lismore Bowls Club
Get Ready Nth Lismore Meeting

Get Ready Nth Lismore Meeting

Wednesday

29/05/19 18:00

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

South Lismore Bowling Club
Get Ready North Lismore Meeting

Get Ready North Lismore Meeting

Wednesday

29/05/19 18:00 to 29/05/19 20:30

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

South Lismore Bowls Club
Get Ready South Lismore Meeting

Get Ready South Lismore Meeting

Thursday

30/05/19 18:00 to 30/05/19 20:30

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

Brushgrove
Emergency service expo

Emergency service expo

Sunday

02/06/19 10:00 to 02/06/19 13:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Ulmarra 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.

Murwillumbah Ex Services Club
Get Ready Murwillumbah Meeting

Get Ready Murwillumbah Meeting

Tuesday

04/06/19 18:00 to 04/06/19 20:30

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

Cudgen Leagues Club
Get Ready Chinderah and Kingscliff Meeting

Get Ready Chinderah and Kingscliff Meeting

Wednesday

05/06/19 18:00

Tweed Heads and Tweed Coast Unit is holding a community meeting to meet the residents of Chinderah and Kingscliff and surrounds to discuss how we can work together in future flood and storm events.

Cudgen Leagues Club
Get Ready Chinderah and Kingscliff Meeting

Get Ready Chinderah and Kingscliff Meeting

Wednesday

05/06/19 18:00 to 05/06/19 20:30

Tweed Coast Unit is holding a community meeting to meet the residents of Chinderah, Kingscliff and surrounding areas to discuss how we can work together in future flood and storm events.

Mullumbimby Civic Hall
Get Ready Mullumbimby Meeting

Get Ready Mullumbimby Meeting

Tuesday

11/06/19 18:00 to 11/06/19 20:30

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

South Golden Beach Hall
Get Ready Ocean Shores and South Golden Beach Meeting

Get Ready Ocean Shores and South Golden Beach Meeting

Sunday

16/06/19 18:00 to 16/06/19 20:30

Mullumbimby SES Unit is holding a community meeting to meet the residents of Ocean Shores and South Golden Beach to discuss how we can work together in future flood and storm events.

Cavanbah Room, Byron Community Centre, Byron Bay
Get Ready byron BayMeeting

Get Ready byron BayMeeting

Tuesday

18/06/19 18:00 to 18/06/19 20:30

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

Katoomba
Winter Magic Festival

Winter Magic Festival

Saturday

22/06/19 10:00 to 22/06/19 17:00

The Blue Mountains NSW SES Unit will be at the Winter Magic Festival. Come and meet and our friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters .

Tucabia Shop
Tucabia Shop

Tucabia Shop

Monday

29/07/19 10:00 to 29/07/19 14:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Ulmarra 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.

Ulmarra Unit
Fathers Day

Fathers Day

Sunday

01/09/19 0:00 to 01/09/19 23:59

Make sure you visit the SES window display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Ulmarra Unit.

Ulmarra Unit
Grand Final Football

Grand Final Football

Saturday

14/09/19 0:00 to 14/09/19 23:59

Make sure you visit the SES window display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Ulmarra Unit.

Brushgrove Hotel
Brushgrove Markets

Brushgrove Markets

Sunday

15/09/19 8:00 to 15/09/19 12:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Ulmarra 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.

Ulmarra RFS
SES/RFS Open Day Ulmarra

SES/RFS Open Day Ulmarra

Thursday

19/09/19 10:00 to 19/09/19 14:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers and RFS Members from Ulmarra 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.

Princes Highway, Dapto
Community Engagement - Dapto Showground

Community Engagement - Dapto Showground

Saturday

28/09/19 7:00 to 28/09/19 16:54

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

Picton Showground
PICTON SHOW

PICTON SHOW

Saturday

12/10/19 7:00 to 13/10/19 17:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Wollondilly 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.

Cooma Show Ground
Cooma Motorfest

Cooma Motorfest

Saturday

02/11/19 7:00 to 02/11/19 16:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from 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.

Ulmarra Unit
Melbourne Cup Day

Melbourne Cup Day

Monday

04/11/19 23:00 to 05/11/19 22:59

Make sure you visit the SES window display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Ulmarra Unit.

Ulmarra Memorial Park
Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Monday

11/11/19 10:00 to 11/11/19 11:00

Come respect the fallen soldiers with the community of Ulmarra and Ulmarra SES.

Cooma McDonalds
McHappy Day

McHappy Day

Saturday

16/11/19 11:00 to 16/11/19 14:00

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

Ulmarra Park
Ulmarra Santa Run

Ulmarra Santa Run

Saturday

07/12/19 9:00 to 07/12/19 13:00

The Ulmarra NSW SES Unit will be at the Ulmarra Park. Come and meet Paddy Platypus, Santa and our friendly volunteers.

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