General Enquiries & Emergencies
(07) 3810 6666

TTY Phone
133 677 then ask for
07 3810 6666

Accessibility Options: A A Adjust contrast


Be Storm Ready

There are several simple actions that you can take to increase the level of safety of you, your family and your home in the event of a severe storm.

Don't be a Mary. Clean up for storm season and secure loose items.

Actions to prepare for storm season

  • Prepare an emergency kit for your home
  • Clean gutters, secure outdoor furniture and cross masking tape over windows if necessary
  • Ensure that pets are inside or somewhere safe, secure and out of the elements
  • Charge phones and tune-in to warnings on a battery-operated radio
  • Log-on to the Emergency Management Dashboard and sign up to My Ipswich Alerts for the latest updates and information

During a severe storm

  • If outside, find shelter away from trees, power lines and metal structures
  • Stay inside and away from windows
  • Listen to your radio for updates

After a severe storm

  • Check your home for damage
  • Check up on your neighbours
  • Contact the SES on 132500 if trees have fallen across your roof or driveway
  • Stay away from fallen power lines and immediately report them to Energex on phone 131962

More Information