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Get ready Gold Coast

Disasters can occur anywhere, anytime. Being prepared is our best protection.

Disaster management

Living in one of the most beautiful part of the world can also bring its hazards. Severe floods, storms, bushfires, cyclones and heat waves are the kinds of major natural incidents our city can face every year.

As a community, our best protection in any disaster is to be prepared. This website provides practical advice that will be helpful before, during and after a disaster.

Preparing for a disaster

Be prepared. Take these simple steps to ensure you are prepared for a disaster. Check out some of the things we're doing to help the community prepare for future disaster events and learn more about the Natural Hazards of the Gold Coast competition at our Get Ready Gold Coast page.

During a disaster

Useful contacts, website links and information about your pets during a disaster.

Recovering from a disaster

What the City does and what you can do to assist in recovering from a disaster.

Disaster coordination

Disaster coordination is a partnership between the City of Gold Coast, State and Federal emergency teams and the community.

City news updates

For City of Gold Coast’s latest news and alerts in one convenient location, view our Media Centre at Make sure you save it to the home screen on your Smartphone so you won’t miss a thing.

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