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.

For details of the following types of local service outages and alerts, visit our Media Centre:

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

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.