Fitzroy Ridges
Fitzroy Northern Districts to the Ridges and beyond

Local Natural Disaster and Flood information for the
northern area residents of the Rockhampton Region

Local Disaster Information

Emergency contact information
For assistance during a disaster   (only operational during a disaster).
please call the Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG)
Co-ordination Centre on

Police / Fire / Ambulance

State Emergency Service (SES)

Ergon Energy (Life threatening emergencies only)

Rockhampton Regional Council (After hours emergencies)


1300 652 659

000

13 25 00

000 or 13 16 70

1300 22 55 77
 
Rockhampton Police Station

Gracemere Police Station
4932 3500

4933 1811
 
Local Radio Stations
ABC Radio (AM 837) provides updates for weather advice & warnings.
Radio 4RO (990AM)

4924 5111
4920 2000
 
Queensland Department of Community Safety –
Disaster Emergency Alerts
Current Warnings and
Emergency Alerts
 
Flood Warning for the Connors, Isaac, Mackenzie and Fitzroy Rivers and Theresa Creek Fitzroy River heights & Warnings  
 

Bushfire Season July to November
Bushfire Season Disasters Happen download more infomation...   Prepare your household  (1.3MB)
Current Bushfire Incidents Map of Current Bushfire Incidents
. Fire Danger Rating National Bushfire Warning System
What do the new ratings mean?


Fire Danger Period Declared Fact Sheet  (237kb)
Rural Operations Area Office:
Rockhampton 4938 4736

Local Fire Wardens

Cyclone Season November to April
Be Prepared for Disasters download more infomation...  Emergency Action Guide  (6.5MB)

Flood Season November to April
Flood information is updated regularly during flood events
Information including predictions about potential flooding PDF files to view or download  
Pink Lily and South-East Alton Downs Map of approximate
flood levels that could be expected at 8 metres.
Alton Downs Flood at 8m  
Pink Lily and South-East Alton Downs Map of approximate
flood levels that could be expected at 8.5 metres.
Alton Downs Flood at 8.5m  
Flood Warning System for the Fitzroy River
Important information during periods of high rainfall and flooding
Flood Warning System Information
for Fitzroy River
 
Latest River Heights for Fitzroy River at Laurel Bank
including reading from the previous seven days
Latest River Heights for Fitzroy
River at Laurel Bank
 
(Table) Latest River Heights for Fitzroy River at Laurel Bank
including reading from the previous seven days
Table for Latest River Heights
of Fitzroy River at Laurel Bank
 
Latest River Heights for Fitzroy River at Wattlebank
including reading from the previous seven days
Latest River Heights for Fitzroy
River at Wattlebank
 
Latest River Heights for Fitzroy River at The Gap
including reading from the previous seven days
Latest River Heights for Fitzroy
River at The Gap
 
Latest River Heights for Fitzroy River at Riverslea
including reading from the previous seven days
Latest River Heights for Fitzroy
River at Riverslea
 
Latest River Heights for for Dawson River at Knebworth
including reading from the previous seven days
Latest River Heights for for
Dawson River at Knebworth
 
Latest River Heights for Mackenzie River at Tartrus
including reading from the previous seven days
Latest River Heights for
Mackenzie River at Tartrus
 
Latest River Heights for Mackenzie River at Bedford Weir
including reading from the previous seven days
Latest River Heights for Mackenzie
River at Bedford Weir
 

Road closure predictions based on the critical
flood levels of the 2010/2011 & 2013 Floods
Height  
  Ridgelands Road
Malchi-Nine Mile Road
Capricorn Highway
Rockhampton Airport
Rockhampton Airport
maybe closed at   7.9m
maybe closed at   8.5m
maybe closed at   8.2m
maybe limited at   8.4m
maybe closed at   8.5m
 

Flood history of the Fitzroy River catchment
.
During times of flood: For more flood information call 1300 652 659 or 1300 22 55 77

 

 

Tropical cyclone severity categories
(severity scale – Bureau of Meteorology)
Cyclone Categories

 

Rockhampton Cyclone Business Recovery Plan after Cyclone Marcia

For Disaster and more information refer to Emergency Services

 

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