Ipswich City Council

Emergency Management

Get Ready LogoHow Prepared Are You For Natural Hazards
and Emergencies?

A few hours spent working through simple planning tasks with your household, putting aside supplies and securing your home could mean the difference between life and death.

Please download the following fact sheets to help you and your household in the event of an emergency.

 

Do you have an Emergency Plan?

Fact Sheet 1. Prepare Your Household Emergency Plan Fact Sheet 1. Prepare Your Household Emergency Plan (PDF, 274 kb)
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Do you have an Evacuation Plan?

Fact Sheet 2. Prepare Your Household For Evacuation Fact Sheet 2. Prepare Your Household For Evacuation (PDF, 534 kb)
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Do you have an Emergency Kit?

Fact Sheet 3. Prepare Your Household Emergency Kit Fact Sheet 3. Prepare Your Household Emergency Kit (PDF, 617 kb)
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Prepare your home

Fact Sheet 4. Prepare Your Home Fact Sheet 4. Prepare Your Home (PDF, 202 kb)
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Tune into warnings

Fact Sheet 5. Tune-in Warnings Fact Sheet 5. Tune-in Warnings (PDF, 580 kb)
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Check your neighbours

Fact Sheet 6. Check Your Neighbours Fact Sheet 6. Check Your Neighbours (PDF, 253 kb)
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Do you have a Pet Emergency Plan?

Fact Sheet 7. Prepare Your Pet Emergency Plan Fact Sheet 7. Prepare Your Pet Emergency Plan (PDF, 274 kb)
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The most current versions of the above fact sheets are provided via
Queensland's Disaster Management website

 

National Registration and Enquiry System

During an emergency, registering with NRIS can help people know that you are safe and well can bring your loved ones great peace of mind. This NRIS service is launched during emergency situations to help people reconnect with family and friends.

Something For The Kids.

Why not get the kids involved in preparing for natural hazards and emergencies?  Check out these links to educate kids on the importance of being prepared for natural hazards and emergencies.

http://www.emergency.qld.gov.au/kids/kidnas/default.htm

Latest Weather Forecast 

For the latest weather forecast for south east Queensland, including storm and flood warnings, click on the following link to the Bureau of Meteorology:

http://www.bom.gov.au/weather/qld/

The river gauge used by the Bureau of Meteorology for flood warnings is located on the north bank of the Bremer River just downstream of the David Trumpy Bridge.

Disaster Management Plan  

This is the current Ipswich Local Disaster Management Plan and was adopted in 2012. Ipswich City Council is working with other agencies in the local area to develop Sub Plans to accompany the Ipswich Local Disaster Management Plan. All Sub Plans will be completed prior to the next wet season.

Ipswich City Council Local Disaster Management Plan Ipswich City Council Local Disaster Management Plan (PDF, 5.2 mb)

 

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