Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Disaster Information Disaster Information

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The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has advised no areas have been activated for Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements for Primary Industries relating to Ex STC Owen event however producers who have suffered significant damage as a result of the event may apply for Individual Disaster Property (IDSP) declaration.

For more information on assistance available through the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries please contact the Customer Service Centre on 13 25 23.

(more information) Recovery Assistance Fact Sheet Dec 2018


The Cassowary Coast region is a beautiful place to live.  However, like most other regions, there is a potential risk of natural hazards. In our case, these are likely to be cyclones, floods and bushfires.

We can't afford to be complacent about the dangers they present. See the following headings for information about different hazards and how to prepare for them:

Health and Safety Factsheets

Disaster Information

Emergency Contacts

 Life Threatening Emergency  000
 SES Flood & Storm Assistance  13 25 00
 Power Lines Down  13 16 70
 Power Failures  13 22 96
 Main Road Closures  13 19 40
 Council Disaster Coordination Centre**  1300 188 505

**The Council Disaster Coordination number is activated in times of disasters. Ring for help with water, waste water, council roads, drains, environmental health etc.

Additional Information

For additonal information on disaster management, you can refer to the website for

Qld Fire & Emergency Services Queensland.

How You Can Help Us Prepare - Offers of Assistance Webpage

The Queensland Community Emergency Inventory enables businesses, not-for-profit and community groups to contribute equipment, supplies or services which may be needed in preparing for, responding to or recovering from a disaster. The Inventory is a Queensland Government initiative developed to help with proactive disaster management planning.