April 7th, 2020
Saffin says bushfire-affected residents must not be forgotten
THE bushfire season may have ended a week ago, but Lismore MP Janelle Saffin says the plight of Northern Rivers and Northern Tablelands residents who lost homes, animals and property last year must not be forgotten.
Ms Saffin vowed to continue her sustaine
February 6th, 2020
FLOOD WATCH BULLETIN 2
NSW Coast To The Lower Hunter Issued:
Thursday 6th February 2020 at 12:20pm.
What is happening
MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR THE MID NORTH COAST
Rainfall is expected to increase along the New South Wales Northern coast from Thursday, as a low pressure trough deepens in the area.
October 10th, 2019
BUSHFIRE ASSISTANCE FOR RICHMOND VALLEY COMMUNITIES
Disaster assistance has been made available for communities in Richmond Valley in response to the impacts of the Busbys Flat Road fire.
Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).
September 25th, 2019
Kyogle Council project wins NSW emergency management award
An innovative project led, by Kyogle Council, to ensure local communities are more prepared and better able to recover from disasters has won the NSW Get Ready Community Award.
The project - Kyogle Community-Managed Action Plan for an Emergency Evacuation C
February 22nd, 2019
SANDBAGS AVAILABLE IN PREPERATION FOR CYCLONE OMA
As the Northern Rivers continues to prepare for the effects of Tropical Cyclone Oma residents in the Tweed and Byron Shire Local Government Areas are being notified they are able to access sandbags to help in protecting their property.
A Severe Weather Warning has bee
February 22nd, 2019
Cyclone Oma Prompts Severe Weather Warning
A Severe Weather Warning has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for abnormally, high tides, damaging and hazardous surf, and damaging winds covering an area from Tweed Heads, south to Yamba as a result of Cyclone Oma.
Abnormally high tides may cause sea water flooding
February 21st, 2019
Cyclone Oma Prompts Tropical Cyclone Advice
A Tropical Cyclone Advice has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for coastal parts of southeast Queensland and northern New South Wales.
Gale force winds are developing as Tropical Cyclone Oma approaches the coast, prompting a watch zone for the area between Bundaberg
February 19th, 2019
Keeping an Eye on Cyclone Oma!
The NSW SES is encouraging all Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast residents to get ready for the possibility of severe weather associated with Cyclone Oma starting later in the week. High tide levels are predicted and may cause issues in low lying coastal towns. Heavy seas are also pred