Emergency alerts, warnings and contacts
For life or property threatening events, phone Triple Zero (000).
The following list contains important alerts, warnings and emergency contact information for your business to use before, during and after a natural disaster.
Alerts and warnings
Bookmark or sign up to the alerts you're most likely to experience, so you are prepared if a severe weather event occurs.
Queensland disaster and emergency alerts
Find current Queensland disaster and alert information.
Queensland weather warnings
Read the latest weather warnings and updates at the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM).
Current tropical cyclone warnings
Visit the BOM for current tropical cyclone warnings.
Flood warning summary
Visit the BOM for the latest flood warning summary.
Australian Tsunami Warning Centre
Bushfire alerts and information
Find alerts and information about bushfires from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services.
Current bushfire map
View a current bushfire map from the Rural Fire Service.
Find your local council
Visit your local council website for the latest information and directions relating to a natural disaster in your area.
Use your local government's disaster dashboard for information about evacuation centres, road conditions and closures, river heights, phone/phone outages and helpful contacts.
Get Ready Queensland
Find out more about how to prepare for extreme weather and natural disasters.
Social media and radio
Stay connected and informed by following Queensland's emergency services and tuning in to your local ABC or commercial radio station for warnings and advice:
Police, fire and ambulance
TRIPLE ZERO (000)
ONE ZERO SIX (106) through your telephone typewriter (TTY)
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State Emergency Service (SES) for flood and storm emergency assistance, for example:
|Biosecurity Queensland – for stranded livestock||13 25 23|
Energex (South East Queensland residents)
13 19 62 (dangerous situations or fallen power lines)
13 62 62 (loss of supply)
|Ergon Energy (all other Queensland residents)|
13 16 70 (dangerous situations and downed power lines)
13 22 96 (loss of supply)
|Interpreting services||1800 512 451|
|Lifeline||13 11 14|
|Marine Rescue Queensland||1800 073 7283|
|National Relay Service||13 36 77|
|Poisons Information Centre helpline – 24 hours, 7 days a week (contact Triple Zero (000) for all life threatening events)||13 11 26|
|Queensland Health – 13HEALTH (non urgent health advice)||13 43 25 84|
|Road traffic and travel information||13 19 40|
|RSPCA Queensland 24/7 – animal emergencies||1300 264 625|
|Tsunami warning||1300 878 6264|
|Weather services telephone directory for Queensland||1300 934 034|
- Last reviewed: 19 Jul 2022
- Last updated: 2 Mar 2022