Prepare for storm season

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Prepare an Emergency Kit
Register for severe weather alerts
Understand your property's risk of flooding
Have an emergency contact phone list - include 000 (triple zero) and SES (13 25 00)
Check your insurances (home and contents, and car) are current and provide enough coverage
Trim tree branches well clear of your house
If you have large trees get them checked by qualified arborist
Clear your gutters, downpipes and stormwater drains
Know which loose items in your yard like outdoor furniture and toys will have to be put away if storm approaches
After the storm stay away from fallen power lines - report them to Energex on 13 19 62.
Make sure you think of your pets in preparing for any emergency: include pet food in your emergency kit and make sure your dog is registered and microchipped.
Last updated:29 November 2018