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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

Forbes
open day

open day

Saturday

19/01/19 9:30 to 19/01/19 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.

SES HQ 19-31 Killeen Street Auburn
NSW SES - Auburn Unit Information Night

NSW SES - Auburn Unit Information Night

Wednesday

23/01/19 19:30 to 23/01/19 21:30

Looking for something to do in your spare time? Want to give back to the community and learn more? Come and visit the NSW SES Auburn Unit who are hosting an Information Night down at their SES HQ. You can also Volunteer today at https://www.ses.nsw.gov.au/get-involved/volunteer/

Marulan
Australia Day - Marulan

Australia Day - Marulan

Friday

25/01/19 13:53 to 28/01/19 13:53

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Marulan 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
Wingecarribee Shire Australia Day Parade

Wingecarribee Shire Australia Day Parade

Saturday

26/01/19 7:00 to 26/01/19 16:00

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.

Mollymook Beach
Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day Celebrations

Saturday

26/01/19 8:00 to 26/01/19 15:00

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

Strathfield Park, Homebush Road, Strathfield
Strathfield Council Australia Day Celebrations

Strathfield Council Australia Day Celebrations

Saturday

26/01/19 8:30 to 26/01/19 13:00

The Strathfield NSW SES Unit will be at the Strathfield Council Australia Day Celebrations. Come and enjoy the BBQ and meet our friendly volunteers. The Council will welcome new Australian citizens and recognising outstanding individuals who contribute to the local community.

John Street Camden
Australia Day

Australia Day

Saturday

26/01/19 9:00 to 26/01/19 14:00

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

Rappville
Australia Day event

Australia Day event

Saturday

26/01/19 9:00 to 26/01/19 14:00

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

Springwood Public School
Springwood Australia Day

Springwood Australia Day

Saturday

26/01/19 10:00 to 26/01/19 16:00

The Blue Mountains NSW SES Unit will be at the Springwood Australia Day Celebration. Come and meet our friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters and view our floodboat and response vehicles.

Wentworth Falls Lake
Wentworth Falls Australia Day

Wentworth Falls Australia Day

Saturday

26/01/19 10:00 to 26/01/19 15:00

The Blue Mountains NSW SES Unit will be at the Australia Day activites at Wentworth Falls Lake. Come and meet our friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters and view our interactive display.

Maitland Showground
Maitland Show

Maitland Show

Friday

15/02/19 9:00 to 17/02/19 17:33

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.

GUNDAGAI SES SHED
Open day Gundagai Ses uNIT

Open day Gundagai Ses uNIT

Saturday

23/02/19 9:00 to 23/02/19 14:00

OPEN DAY TO BE HELD AT THE GUNDAGAI UNIT TO TRY AND GET SOME NEW MEMBERS AND RAISE THE PROFILE OF TH EUNIT WITHIN THE COMMUNITY.

WOW Day Celebrations

WOW Day Celebrations

Wednesday

22/05/19 9:18

The Dapto NSW SES Unit will be out and about this WOW Day. If you see Paddy walking around, come by and say Hi.

Princes Highway, Dapto
Community Engagement - Dapto Showground

Community Engagement - Dapto Showground

Saturday

28/09/19 8:00 to 28/09/19 17:54

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.

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