After an emergency

When an emergency occurs it will affect different communities and different people in different ways. Council will work with all the other organisations to quickly develop an emergency recovery plan. This plan will outline all aspects of community recovery. Key information relating to the recovery effort will be posted on this website.

Cleaning up after Emergencies

The following publications might help you clean-up after an emergency:

Financial Assistance

If you are struggling financially after an emergency the following links might help:

Recovery Progress

This section will be updated regularly to give you an overview about the recovery process and its progress after the current emergency. Since there are no emergencies occurring at the moment, the following links will give you some general information about recovery process and procedures.

If you have dealt with a stressful event you might find it helpful to talk it over with a local GP or with a member of the clergy. You might also find it helpful to contact a counselling or personal support service or a telephone help line. The following personal and family counselling hotlines are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week:

Beyond Blue – 1300 224 636

Family Relationship Services – 1800 050 321

Lifeline – 131 114

Mensline – 1300 78 99 78

Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800