Accessing emergency info on your phone

18 Feb 21
by Andy

Accessing emergency info on your phone

Whether it’s bushfires, floods, storms or a pandemic, it’s vitally important to have reliable access to emergency alerts and updates.

Today’s news ban on Facebook showed just how easily and unexpectedly we can lose access to potentially life-saving information.

With that in mind, here’s some useful apps and contacts to keep on your phone.

 

National

BOM (Bureau of Meteorology)

 

ABC Listen

 

ABC News

 

ABC Emergency

(click here for instructions to turn this website into an iPhone app)

 

NSW

Fires Near ME

 

FloodSafe

 

StormSafe

 

QLD

GetReady

(click here for instructions to turn this website into an iPhone app)

SA

Alert SA

 

Bushfire Information Hotline

1800 362 361

TAS

TasALERT

(click here for instructions to turn this website into an iPhone app)

VIC

Vic Emergency

 

WA

emergency.wa.gov.au

(click here for instructions to turn this website into an iPhone app)

ACT

ACT Emergency Services Agency

(click here for instructions to turn this website into an iPhone app)

NT

NT Government Emergency and Safety

(click here for instructions to turn this website into an iPhone app)