The Queensland Government has updated COVID restrictions. From 4pm, Saturday 31 July to 4pm, Sunday 8 August 2021, people in South-East Queensland, including the Gold Coast, will be required to stay at home except for essential reasons. Visit QLD Health for full details.
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While the Gold Coast is renowned for its sunny weather, the city is still vulnerable to severe floods, storms, bushfires, cyclones and heat waves. The best defence in any natural disaster is to be prepared.
For details of the following types of local service outages and alerts, visit our Media Centre:
For details of sports field closures due to wet weather or renovations, visit our Sports field closures page.
For weather alerts, power outages and road conditions, visit our City Dashboard.
Visit our City dashboard, for the latest information on road closures, weather warnings, traffic and beach conditions.
Disasters can occur anywhere, anytime. Being prepared is our best protection. Find some practical ways to prepare for a disaster on this page.
Whatever the disaster, you need to tune in – log on – listen – and act.
You can reduce the risk of severe storms to yourself, family and property by taking these simple precautions.
You can reduce the risk of tropical cyclones to yourself, family and property by taking these simple precautions.
Find all the information you need to know about managing flood on the Gold Coast.
The City is safeguarding our community by managing the risk of bushfire in parks and reserves and by educating residents living in high risk areas.
You can reduce the risk of pandemics to yourself and family by taking these simple precautions.
Downloadable helpful resources to get ready for storm season.
Restoring our community and our city to a proper level of functioning can take a long time. We work closely with our partners to coordinate the recovery efforts following a disaster event.
The City of Gold Coast works with State and Federal emergency teams and the community to prepare for severe weather events and other emergencies.
View Get Ready videos and download disaster management fact sheets in other languages.
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