Be prepared by having your emergency plan in place, and your emergency kit stocked just in case.
Every year, Brisbane experiences severe weather, including summer storms. Get advice on how to prepare your property, emergency kit and plans, and how to stay safe before, during and after severe weather.
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Be storm ready
Brisbane can experience severe weather each storm season, so it's important to take the time to prepare. Find what you need for an emergency kit and emergency assistance.
Be prepared for flooding
Simple things you can do to prepare your home and family for flooding and to minimise the impact of flooding on your property.
Online flood maps
Find out if your area is at risk of flood so you can be prepared to reduce the impact of flooding on your home or business.
February 2022 recovery
Find out about recovery efforts following the February 2022 severe weather and flood event.
Emergency kit and plans
Are you prepared?
Disasters can strike with little or no warning and it’s important for Brisbane communities to be prepared, especially if you know that your area is likely to be isolated by severe weather or flooding, or if you have vulnerable groups within your community.
Find out about Council's disaster and severe weather management plans and our efforts to help keep the community safe.
There are a number of other natural disasters and hazards that could affect Brisbane including dust storms, earthquakes, heat waves and landslides. Find out what you can do to be prepared.
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.
This checklist helps you determine the things you need to know, the actions you should be taking, and your understanding of your environment before and during a disaster.
Managing fire is vital for protecting our homes and maintaining environmental habitats. Find out about planned burns and how you can prepare your family, pets and property ahead of the bushfire season.