Sat 11 Nov 2017
Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm
Location: Cairns Disaster Coordination Centre, Windarra Street, Woree
Category: Community event
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Have a sneak peek behind the scenes of an emergency at the Cairns Disaster Coordination Centre Open Day.
The DDC acts as the command and control centre if there is a cyclone or other natural disaster in the region.
- You can learn how Council and emergency services respond in a disaster;
- See where local radio stations works to send out information;
- Try your hand at taking emergency calls;
- Pick-up a giveaway;
- Snack on a sausage;
- Sign-up for real-time alerts;
- Get your face painted (free) and
- Learn how to be prepared.