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To view all current NSW flood and weather warnings visit the Bureau of Meteorology website
Community advice in your area Storm, flood, and tsunami advice for your area

Local Risk Information

Recent Floods and Storms

You can learn a lot from the past. 

Read about the significant floods and storms that have happened in your area in recent years.

Record Floods

Here are the records of floods in your area.  They may help you understand the risk in your area.

They are listed for significant river systems with key warning gauges only. 

Local Road Information

Here are some handy links to Roads and Maritime Services and your local councils who manage road closures in your area. 

Local Rivers

A list of significant rivers in the Hunter Region of NSW and a handy link to river conditions and latest rainfall totals to help you self-assess the risk in your area.  

Things to consider if you live in an urban area

Urban areas, including metropolitan, suburbs and towns, can have specific storm risks including impacts of flash flooding. It is important to remember that storm water and floodwater in urban areas can be very dangerous.

Local Emergency Contacts

Your Local Councils

Check with your local council for information about property-specific risks, local road closures and local planning approval guidelines.

Your Local NSW SES Units

NSW is divided into 17 Regions based on major river systems. Check here to see the local Units operating in your area.

Each Region Controller is responsible for the operational control of emergency flood and storm responses, including planning, training, operational support and other functions within their area of control.

 

Emergency Service Organisations

Contact details for Emergency Service Organisations in NSW

Local Radio Stations

Your local radio station can provide information and updates during emergencies that are specific to your local area

Other useful contacts

Some other useful contacts that may help you during and after disasters 

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Volunteer with NSW SES

Volunteering with NSW SES is an exciting and rewarding experience. As a NSW SES volunteer you can not only make a difference in the lives of others, but also gain valuable training and skills.

Every NSW SES volunteer is part of a team of highly-trained professionals across the state who share a commitment to helping their communities. Do you have what it takes? #VolunteerExperience

Local Plans and Guides

Flood Storm and Tsunami Guides

Download the FloodSafe, StormSafe and TsunamiSafe guides here to help you prepare for emergencies near you.

Flood Storm and Tsunami Plans

The NSW SES undertakes flood, storm and tsunami planning to determine how to best manage natural disasters.

Tsunami Evacuation Map

The NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) has released maps showing evacuation areas in the event of a land-threat tsunami.

Learn how tsunami could impact your location.

Next steps toward recovery

In NSW, recovery following a disaster is managed by a range of organisations.
The NSW SES has produced a recovery guide to help you take the next steps towards recovery from floods, storms and tsunami.

We have also compiled some handy links to other resources that may help you get back on your feet.  

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Teaser description, if you live, work or visit a flood‐prone area there are 8 tips you can do NOW to prepare for floods

Volunteer with NSW SES

Volunteering with NSW SES is an exciting and rewarding experience. As a NSW SES volunteer you can not only make a difference in the lives of others, but also gain valuable training and skills.

Every NSW SES volunteer is part of a team of highly-trained professionals across the state who share a commitment to helping their communities. Do you have what it takes? #VolunteerExperience

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Upcoming community events

Ballina RSL
Lions Club Guest Speaker

Lions Club Guest Speaker

Tuesday

23/07/19 18:00 to 23/07/19 21:30

explain SES role Flood Storm & Tsunami In particular Tsunami Evacuations Home plans & Home emergency kits

Tambar Springs Community Hall
First Aid Awareness Workshop

First Aid Awareness Workshop

Thursday

25/07/19 18:30 to 25/07/19 20:00

Tambar Springs SES Unit is holding a First Aid Awareness Workshop to provide basic first aid information to assist community members until a NSW SES Community First Responder or NSW Ambulance arrives on scene.

St Mark?s Anglican Church Corner Barker and West Street, Casino
Women on The Land : Looking After Yourself Workshop

Women on The Land : Looking After Yourself Workshop

Friday

26/07/19 9:30 to 26/07/19 15:00

NSW SES, DPI, Red Cross and partners are holding a series of workshop for women living on the land. The first workshop has a "Looking After Yourself" theme. Topics for this workshop include: Estate Planning, Rural Financial Support options, banking and loan options and most importantly heart health info and RELAXATION activities. Preparation...

Warragamba Community Park
Warragamba & Silverdale Community Street Meet

Warragamba & Silverdale Community Street Meet

Saturday

27/07/19 10:00 to 27/07/19 14:00

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.

Douglas Park Public School
Douglas Park P.S Fete

Douglas Park P.S Fete

Sunday

28/07/19 10:00 to 28/07/19 15:00

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.

Ulmarra Unit
Ulmarra SES Display - Fathers Day

Ulmarra SES Display - Fathers Day

Sunday

01/09/19 9:00 to 01/09/19 12:32

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

Murrumburrah Showground
Harden Show

Harden Show

Saturday

07/09/19 9:00 to 07/09/19 17:00

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

Terrigal primary school, Havenview Road, Terrigal.
Gosford Unit - Terrigal Family Fun Day

Gosford Unit - Terrigal Family Fun Day

Saturday

14/09/19 10:00 to 14/09/19 16:00

The Gosford NSW SES Unit will be at the Terrigal Family Fun Day. Come and meet Paddy Platypus and our local friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters.

Coldstream Street, Ulmarra
Ulmarra Interagency Open Day

Ulmarra Interagency Open Day

Sunday

15/09/19 10:00 to 15/09/19 15:00

The Ulmarra NSW SES Unit will be at the interagency open day at Coldstream Street Ulmarra come have a Family Fun Day. Come and meet Paddy Platypus and our friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters and view our display.

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.

Bermagui
Bermagui 'Reboot' Activity Day

Bermagui 'Reboot' Activity Day

Monday

07/10/19 9:30 to 07/10/19 13:30

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

Harden Racecourse
Harden Kite Festival

Harden Kite Festival

Saturday

12/10/19 8:00 to 12/10/19 16:00

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

Wollongong
Australian Police & Emergency Service Games

Australian Police & Emergency Service Games

Thursday

17/10/19 9:31 to 24/10/19 9:31

Australian Police & Emergency Service Games

Murrumbateman Field Day on 19th and 20th October 2019
Murrumbateman Field Day

Murrumbateman Field Day

Saturday

19/10/19 6:00 to 20/10/19 16:00

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

Gosford Unit LHQ, Pateman Road, Erina. NSW 2250.
Gosford Unit - Get Ready Girls

Gosford Unit - Get Ready Girls

Thursday

24/10/19 18:00 to 24/10/19 20:00

Calling all women. Make sure you visit the SES Get Ready Girls night staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Gosford 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.

Yass
Classic Yass

Classic Yass

Saturday

02/11/19 6:30 to 02/11/19 15:00

The Yass NSW SES Unit will be at the Classic Yass Billy Cart Derby. Come and meet Paddy Platypus and our friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters, view our interactive display and watch the Yass-Hill Tops Billy Cart race to glory :-)

Barclay Street Ovals, Eden
Eden Whale Festival

Eden Whale Festival

Saturday

02/11/19 9:30 to 02/11/19 16:00

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

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