Disaster Management Unit

Cairns Regional Council's Disaster Management Unit provides administrative, financial and operational support to:

  • The Local Disaster Management Group - Cairns Region (LDMG)
  • The Local Disaster Coordination Centre
  • The Queensland State Emergency Service (SES)

Throughout the year, the Unit undertakes a range of projects aimed at prevention, preparation, response and recovery from disasters for the Cairns Region.

Staff from the Disaster Management Unit are working directly with communities to help support their capability during disasters. If you would like an officer to discuss preparedness with your group, community or organisation, contact the unit on 07 4044 3044 or email disaster@cairns.qld.gov.au.

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Last updated: 06 February 2015