Flooding - Be Prepared

Know what to do before, during and after a flood

What to do before a flood

What to do during a flood

  • Check the BOM website for updates on flood warnings in your area
  • Stay indoors and listen to your ABC Radio Newcastle
  • Make contact with your neighbours and share information
  • Never walk or drive through flood water
  • If your home is damaged or flooded call SES on 132 500
  • Take the advice of the NW State Emergency Service SES if an evacuation order is given

What to do after a flood

  • Make contact with your home insurer if flood damage occurred
  • Clean up your property and put waste at the kerbside for collection by City of Newcastle
  • Contact City of Newcastle if you have trees that are damaged by the event and require lopping.