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

Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club
Community Leaders Information Night

Community Leaders Information Night

Monday

18/11/19 18:00 to 18/11/19 21:30

NSW SES will be part of an information evening for community leader to raise awareness on building resilience in our community. Invitation to this event is required.

Uniting Church Hall Brunswick Heads 10am - 12noon
Brunswick Valley U3A Know your Risks and Preparedness Workshop

Brunswick Valley U3A Know your Risks and Preparedness Workshop

Tuesday

19/11/19 10:00 to 19/11/19 12:00

Brunswick Valley U3A regular Forum Meeting with guests from the NSW SES and Red Cross presenting information around Awareness of Risks and Preparation

Wingecarribee LHQ
Get Ready Girls 2019

Get Ready Girls 2019

Tuesday

19/11/19 18:00 to 19/11/19 21:30

Wingecarribee Unit is hosting its third get ready girls campaign. To build resiliance and confidence in women of the local community to help better prepare them in emergency situations.

Mount Panorama Race course
White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day

Friday

22/11/19 10:30 to 22/11/19 12:00

Bathurst Police are organizing a 'human white ribbon' to acknowledge White Ribbon Day. This Community engagement will involve the NSW Fire And Rescue, Rural Fire Service, Traffic and Highway patrol and mounted police. There will also be a free sausage sizzle for all in attendance

Lennox Head Surf Club
Lennox Head Get Ready Tsunami Awareness

Lennox Head Get Ready Tsunami Awareness

Saturday

23/11/19 7:00 to 23/11/19 9:00

Come and join members of the Ballina SES Unit, have a free coffee whilst gaining information on Tsunami Awareness. This is for any interested members of the community, at Lennox Head Surf Club between 08.00am to 10.00am

Ulladulla
Ulladulla Relay For Life

Ulladulla Relay For Life

Saturday

23/11/19 9:00 to 23/11/19 21:00

The Ulladulla NSW SES Unit will be at the Ulladulla Relay for Life. Come and meet Paddy Platypus and our friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters.

Bankstown Sport Club The Grand Ballroom 8 Greenfield Parade Bankstown 2200
Canterbury - Bankstown Active Seniors Expo

Canterbury - Bankstown Active Seniors Expo

Thursday

28/11/19 9:00 to 28/11/19 14:00

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.

Bunnings Ballina
Tsunami Awareness

Tsunami Awareness

Saturday

07/12/19 9:00 to 07/12/19 14:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Ballina .Tsunami Awareness 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 Park
Ulmarra Santa Run

Ulmarra Santa Run

Saturday

07/12/19 10:00 to 07/12/19 14:00

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

white park scone
Annual Christmas Markets

Annual Christmas Markets

Saturday

07/12/19 12:00 to 07/12/19 20:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Scone 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 Riverside - near ANZAC Memorial
Coraki Community Markets

Coraki Community Markets

Saturday

14/12/19 9:00 to 14/12/19 16:00

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

Various locations in the Shellharbour City Local Government Area
Santa's Coming with the NSW SES

Santa's Coming with the NSW SES

Saturday

21/12/19 14:30 to 21/12/19 21:30

The Shellharbour City NSW SES Unit will be at assisting with Santa in the Shellharbour City Local Goverment Area. There will be lollies for all of the kids. Times and Location will be confirmed closer to the date

Area side of Wooli Hotel Motel
Santa to Carols by candlelight

Santa to Carols by candlelight

Sunday

22/12/19 18:30 to 22/12/19 20:00

Support to carols by candlelight

Wooli
Wooli SES distribute lollies to children in Wooli

Wooli SES distribute lollies to children in Wooli

Tuesday

24/12/19 18:00 to 24/12/19 21:00

SES Santa to Wooli Village run

Goulburn & Marulan
Australia Day - Goulburn

Australia Day - Goulburn

Sunday

26/01/20 7:00 to 26/01/20 20:00

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.

Berrima NSW 2577
AUSTRALIA DAY - BERRIMA

AUSTRALIA DAY - BERRIMA

Sunday

26/01/20 8:00 to 26/01/20 15:00

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

Maitland Showground
Maitland Show

Maitland Show

Friday

14/02/20 8:00 to 16/02/20 17:00

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

Victoria Park, Camperdown, NSW
Mardi Gras Fair Day

Mardi Gras Fair Day

Sunday

16/02/20 10:00 to 16/02/20 16:00

The City of Sydney NSW SES Unit, with the support of the NSW SES LBGTI and Allies Network, will be at the 2020 Mardi Gras Fair Day. Come and meet our friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters and view our interactive display.

Sydney
Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras Parade

Saturday

29/02/20 16:00 to 29/02/20 23:00

NSW SES will be marching in the 2020 Mardi Gras Parade representing and celebrating the diversity of it's members and commitment to supporting communities of NSW.

MAITLAND SHOWGROUND
Hunter Valley Caravan, Camping, 4x4, Fish & Boat Show

Hunter Valley Caravan, Camping, 4x4, Fish & Boat Show

Friday

29/05/20 10:00 to 31/05/20 18:00

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

Leeton Showground Racecourse Road
Leeton Annual Show

Leeton Annual Show

Friday

09/10/20 16:00 to 10/10/20 17:00

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

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