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Accommodation providers guide to natural hazards (3.6 MB)
A guide to help accommodation providers be prepared for natural hazards that may affect the Cairns region

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All Hazards Guide for Accommodation Providers.pdf (3.4 MB)
A Natural Hazard Guide for Cairns Accommodation Providers

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Cyclone Tracking Map (775.2 KB)
To plot the cyclone’s route, use the latitude and longitude readings and mark them on the map.

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Emergency kit checklist (146.7 KB)
A checklist of items you should have at home in case of an emergency

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Household Emergency Plan (149.9 KB)
Household Emergency Plan template

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Local Disaster Management Plan (3.7 MB)
Council has a disaster management plan which embraces mitigation, prevention, preparedness, response and recovery strategies.

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Preparing for Cyclones (4.0 MB)
Plan, pack and listen. Information for residents and visitors including emergency contacts, emergency check list, evacuation advice and planning for cyclones.

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Public Storm Tide Cyclone Shelters (1.3 MB)
Public Storm Tide Cyclone Shelters brochure

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SES Contact List (217.0 KB)
SES contact details throughout the region.

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Tsunami evac map 1 (6.7 MB)
Cairns Tsunami evacuation map 1, covering the Cairns CBD from the Barron River to Trinity Inlet.

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Tsunami evac map 2 (6.7 MB)
Cairns tsunami evacuation map for the northern beaches, Machans Beach to Ellis Beach.

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Tsunami evac map 4 (6.7 MB)
Cairns tsunami evacuation map for southern section, Trinity Inlet to Bramston Beach.

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Tsunami Evacuation Guide (6.8 MB)
Information and maps for the Cairns area on what to do if a tsunami alert is issued.

Be ready, Cairns 

Read or download our brochure explaining the natural hazards that could affect our region and what to do to be best prepared.

Last updated: 20 August 2015