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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 Macquarie 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 a rural area

As a rural property owner or manager you may have experienced many storms.

The effects of storms on rural property owners can include losses to livestock, crops, fencing, buildings, personal items, farm equipment and machinery.

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 

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.

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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Upcoming community events

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.

Morgo Street Urunga
Australia Day Celebration

Australia Day Celebration

Sunday

26/01/20 8:00 to 26/01/20 14:00

TheUrunga NSW SES Unit will be at the Australia Day at Morgo Street Reserve Family Fun Day.> Come and meet our friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters and view our display.

Casino Drill Hall 84 Centre Street Casino NSW 2470
AUSTRALIA DAY Casino

AUSTRALIA DAY Casino

Sunday

26/01/20 8:00 to 26/01/20 16:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Casino, Coraki, Woodburn and Broadwater 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.

Governor Phillip Park on the river in Windsor
Australia Day - Hawkesbury

Australia Day - Hawkesbury

Sunday

26/01/20 9:00 to 26/01/20 17:00

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.

John Street Camden
Australia Day

Australia Day

Sunday

26/01/20 9:00 to 26/01/20 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.

Holroyd Gardens Park
Australia Day Cumberland Council

Australia Day Cumberland Council

Sunday

26/01/20 16:30 to 26/01/20 22:30

Holroyd is assisting Cumberland Council with Australia Day Community Event

Bicentennial Park, Prince of Wales Drive, West Pymble
Australia Day - Ku-ring-gai

Australia Day - Ku-ring-gai

Sunday

26/01/20 17:00 to 26/01/20 21:00

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.

BKK LHQ
First Wattle Grove Scout Visit

First Wattle Grove Scout Visit

Tuesday

04/02/20 18:30 to 04/02/20 20:00

Overview of role of SES to Scouts and parents

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.

Lions park on Lake at Forbes
Forbes Unit Open Day

Forbes Unit Open Day

Saturday

15/02/20 9:00 to 15/02/20 18:01

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

Crozier Oval Lismore
Kids Day Out

Kids Day Out

Saturday

22/02/20 10:00 to 22/02/20 14:00

The Lismore SES Unit will be at the Crozier Oval Lismore, Join us for a great day out with heaps of activities for children, such as Obstacle course and Market stalls and Market stallsactivity ie Botanic Gardens Family Fun Day.> Come and meet Paddy Platypus and our friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters and...

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.

5 Flowers Drive, Catherine Hill Bay
Clean Up Australia Day & Free Community BBQ

Clean Up Australia Day & Free Community BBQ

Sunday

01/03/20 7:00 to 01/03/20 16:00

The Swansea SES unit will participating in Clean Up Australia Day in the Wallarah National Park and surrounding areas removing rubbish and dumped items. We will also be providing a free community BBQ on the day. https://www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.au/fundraiser/SwanseaSES

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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