Here are some links/downloads to useful sites and documents.
Flood, fire, storm and other disasters…
Council’s Tweed Emergency Dashboard is a great resource to find useful information, contacts and resources about all manner of emergencies. Good to bookmark!
The Hazards Near Me app, which delivers emergency warnings and advice for fires, floods and tsunamis in NSW.
For other resources about community response to emergency, follow the Caldera Community Emergency Support Facebook page.
To plan and prepare for the fire season, check out the Tweed Shire Council’s page on Planning and Preparing for Bushfires. This page includes links to:
- Bushfire alerts on the RFS website
- Steps to make a Bushfire Survival Plan
- The Tweed Planning and Preparing for Bushfires booklet
- Bushfire risk property reports
- Information on lighting fires and applying for permits.
Floods & storms
To prepare for a flood, check the SES flood preparation tips.
Mental health support…
Safe Haven North Coast – free community support and wellbeing. Safe Haven hubs support the mental health and wellbeing of local communities in Northern NSW. Community members can drop into a Safe Haven hub to access free on-the-spot services. Clinical and non-clinical staff are available at the Safe Haven hubs to provide evidence-based personalised care, including counselling support, connection, and referral. Hubs are located in Woodburn, Lismore, Mullumbimby and Murwillumbah. Open 7 days a week from 12pm – 6pm, no appointments are necessary.
The Recovery Support Services for Greater Uki are based at Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre and Nimbin Neighbourhood and Information Centre.
Find other resources at the Tweed Shire Council’s Tweed Recovery Dashboard.