While the Gold Coast is renowned for its sunny weather, the city is still vulnerable to severe floods, storms, bushfires, cyclones and heat waves.
Our best protection in any disaster is to be prepared. Click on the subjects below to find practical advice helpful before, during and after a disaster.
Visit the City dashboard for real-time information on road closures, weather warnings, and traffic and beach conditions during a severe weather event.View the City Dashboard
Know how to be prepare for an emergency situation to help avoid panic, cope with the unexpected, and minimise the risk to you, your family and your pets.Call to action
Save this list of emergency contacts into your phone and write them into your family emergency plan. It’s important that you are able to call for help if the situation arises.Call to action
Did you know that most items in an emergency kit can be found around the house? Find out what you have and buy what you don’t have.Call to action
Emergencies are very stressful situations. You can reduce the impact on your household by agreeing on a course of action prior to a major incident.Call to action
Get Ready Gold Coast is an annual campaign promoting the importance of preparing for potential severe weather events.Call to action
Pets are vulnerable in storms. Will your pets be looked after if you can’t get home in a storm? Make sure you have a plan for them.Call to action
Do you know what to do in the middle of an emergency weather event? Find useful website links, plus tips on how to keep you and your family safe.Call to action
Read our Community Disaster Guide and find out about three easy steps to protect your family, property and belongings in a disaster situation.Call to action
In the immediate hours following a disaster, City of Gold Coast coordinates the initial welfare and evacuation response for the city.Call to action
Disaster coordination is a partnership between the City of Gold Coast, State and Federal emergency teams and the community.Call to action