National Emergency and Information Links
This page contains links to national resources and emergency information sources.
Disaster Assist is an online resource developed by the Australian Government. It provides information on assistance for current disasters, links to assistance and responses to previous disasters that have impacted Australians, both in Australia and overseas.
A collection of state level fire-related data in Australia. Please note that the crisis map does not include Victoria, Northern Territory or Western Australia
The Early Warning Network (EWN) provides emergency alerts for severe thunderstorms, hail, bushfires, tropical cyclones, tsunami, heavy rainfall, damaging winds and other threats. EWN monitors and tracks potentially dangerous weather systems and uses the network to alert people directly in the path of an event.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is Australia’s national weather, climate and water agency. It provides regular forecasts, warnings, monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region and Antarctic territory. It services support Australians in dealing with harsher aspects of their natural environment, including drought, floods, fires, storms, tsunami and tropical cyclones.
Geoscience Australia Community Safety focus information supports Australia’s emergency management capability for natural hazards. It develops resources and tools to analyse hazard risk and impacts which help emergency managers and decision makers when planning and preparing for response and recovery.
Emergency+ was developed by Australia's emergency services, their government and industry partners. Using a user's smart phone GPS function, it can provide emergency operators with the caller's location information to support search and rescue efforts.
RediPlan by Australian Red Cross is free guide and resource to help prepare for disasters. The guide includes helpful strategies, hints and checklists and offers two mobile apps to keep you plan ready.
Healthdirect provides free, trusted health information and advice, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service also offers a mobile app, which can be downloaded from their website.