make sure your emergency kit is ready. This should contain valuables such as jewellery, a back up of important computer files, warm clothing, important documents (such as birth certificates), and any needs for infants and pets
plan your evacuation route. Don't drive through floodwaters. If you plan to evacuate, do so early, as roads may become flooded or congested
move valuables up high
collect sandbags from Council depots at Darra, Morningside, Newmarket and Zillmere.
Working with sandbags
The following video shows you how to work with sandbags to protect your property: