Queensland's bushfire season traditionally runs from August to December each year.

Early warning alerts

Register to get free early warning alerts about severe weather in your neighbourhood via email, text or phone message.

Emergency kit and plan

Use our check list and plan to help prepare an emergency plan and kit to help you in the event of a disaster.

Storm safety

Every year Brisbane experiences severe storms which typically occur from September through to March.

Are you prepared?

Check your flood risk

Use Council’s new interactive Flood Awareness Maps to understand your flood risk, the sources of flooding that may affect your property, and how you can prepare your home, family and business.

FloodWise Property Reports

Council's FloodWise Property Report shows the risk and type of flooding at a property, and how high the water may reach, to enable you to plan and build in accordance with Council's requirements.

State Emergency Service (SES)

The State Emergency Service (SES) is a voluntary organisation that provides support to the community in times of emergency and disaster.

Planned burns

Planned burning on Council land is used to maintain the health of forests and lessen the impact of wild fires. Find out where Council is conducting planned burns this year.

Other natural disasters and hazards

There are a number of other natural disasters and hazards that could affect Brisbane including dust storms, eathquakes, heat waves and landslides. Find out what you can do to be prepared.

Waste disposal

Clean up your property ahead of bushfire and storm season. Find your nearest Council rubbish tip.



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