Preparing for emergencies

We support and encourage the community to prepare for emergencies. 

In a life threatening emergency, call 000. For current emergency information and warnings, visit VicEmergency

 

Find links on:

CFA volunteer helping family with emergency plan

Are you emergency aware?

View discussions from the community relating to preparing for an emergency and provides additional information for the most frequently raised questions and statements.

Shared community statements are not endorsed actions to take in an emergency but serve to help you evaluate your current plan. See what your community had to say

Bushfires

Below are some resources and services to help you prepare for bushfires - especially if you live in a bushfire prone area - and links to keep you updated during an emergency.

Provided by the Country Fire Authority (CFA)

Provided by the Country Fire Authority (CFA)

Provided by the Country Fire Authority (CFA)

Find out how to report a property with excessive rubbish or disused excavation materials.

Find out what permits you need to remove vegetation from your property. 

Floods and storms

Below are some resources to help you prepare for floods and storms - especially if you live in a flood prone area - and also links to report flooded drains or get updates during an emergency. 

Provided by the State Emergency Service (SES)

Provided by the State Emergency Service (SES)

Provided by the State Emergency Service (SES)

House and apartment fires

Below are some resources to help you prevent building fires. 

Provided by Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV)

Provided by Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV)

Provided by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA)

Provided by the Country Fire Authority (CFA)

Provided by the Country Fire Authority (CFA)

Keeping safe during health-related emergencies

Stay up to date with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and how it has affected our venues, services and events.

Provided by the Victorian Government's Department of Health

Provided by the Victorian Government's Department of Health

Other types of emergencies

Provided by WorkSafe Victoria

Provided by the Australian Government's Australian National Security

Provided by the State Emergency Service (SES)

Provided by Energy Safe Victoria (ESV)