Notice of Test – Mundubbera Early Warning Siren – 01-12-16

Thursday, 1 December 2016 – 12:00 pm midday… 

Residents are advised that the bi-annual test of the Mundubbera Warning Station Siren is scheduled for midday on the 1st of July and 1st of December each year.

The test will comprise:

1) A Voice Announcement in English and Tongan that a test of the system will take place and that the broadcasting of the warning tone is for testing purposes only.

2) A 30 second broadcast of the warning tone.

It is proposed that the test be undertaken three times over a period of 15 minutes.

For further information on the Mundubbera Warning Station siren testing please contact Council’s Technical Services staff on 1300 696 272 (1300 MY NBRC).

The Mundubbera early warning system continues Council’s efforts and investments which aim to improve emergency preparedness in our communities.   This work plays an important role in reducing the impact and cost to our community in the event of future disasters. Further information on disaster management preparations can be found on the Queensland Government Get Ready website at www.disaster.qld.gov.au/

 The Upper Burnett Catchment Early Warning System is a joint initiative of North Burnett Regional Council and the Queensland Government through the 2013-14 Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program – Local Government Floods Response Subsidy.

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