The North Burnett Regional Council strives for safe communities, safe and accessible infrastructure and a safe environment. Above all, it strives for the safety of residents and visitors to our region. While living in the North Burnett has many benefits, including our relative safety from natural or man-made disasters, it is possible our region may face challenges such as storm, flood or fire – for which we must all be prepared.
We encourage our residents to play a part in the Disaster Management planning process by becoming familiar with information on this website or publications such as the “Get Ready North Burnett” guide to preparing for disasters and emergency situations, and other publications. These resources will help you understand how to reduce the impact of disaster and how to protect lives, homes and property – before and after disaster strikes. It’s important to implement your own procedures with friends, family and co-workers in preparation for when a disaster may occur.
Council has provided some useful links on this website, various publications and a list of contact details in case of an emergency. Please take some time to read this information. It will be invaluable in helping to protect your family and property in times of crisis.
Remember! In an Emergency or Life Threatening Situation call Triple Zero ‘000’.
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Severe weather is a natural part of living in the North Burnett. Becoming familiar with past weather events that have impacted your community is an important part of preparing for extreme weather events.
In emergency events it is very hard for the emergency services to help everybody – you need to take steps and prepare yourself, don’t rely on the services to help you. Let them help the most vulnerable. Following the below steps ensures your family is prepared before disaster or emergency strikes.