Emergencies, disasters & outages

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.

Receive notifications about potentially dangerous situations like flooding and bushfires in your local area – sign up for free below:

SUBSCRIBE TO GOLD COAST ALERTS ON THE CITY DASHBOARD

Use the City Dashboard to stay informed and connect with real time alerts before, during and after disaster events.

Local service outages and alerts

For details of the following types of local service outages and alerts, visit City Alerts:

  • Water and sewerage outages
  • Local road closures
  • Beach closures
  • Recreational water quality alerts
  • Bushfire hazard reduction burns
  • Mosquito and midge control activities

Sports field closures

For details of sports field closures due to wet weather or renovations, visit our Sports field closures page.