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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
- Returning to a disaster-affected house or building
- Stay safe and healthy after storms, floods and cyclones
- Dealing with mould after a storm, flood or cyclone
- Flood Mapping
- Get Ready Queensland website
- Disaster Preparedness - Visit Our Information Hub
- Preparing Your Home - Factsheets in Different Languages
- Preparing a Household Emergency Kit
- Family Disaster Plan
- Storm Tide
- Storm Tide Evacuation Maps
- Industrial Accidents
- Tune into Warnings - Wallet Emergency Card
- Public Cyclone Shelters
|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.
For additonal information on disaster management, you can refer to the website for
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.