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
All hazards guide.pdf (4.1 MB)
Find out how to be prepared for the natural hazards that could impact Cairns: cyclones, flooding, storm surge, tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfire and landslips.
Babinda all hazards disaster action plan (106.8 KB)
A disaster action plan for the Babinda community
Emergency kit checklist (146.7 KB)
A checklist of items you should have at home in case of an emergency
Household Emergency Plan (1.6 MB)
Household Emergency Plan template
Local Disaster Management Plan (5.7 MB)
Council has a disaster management plan which embraces mitigation, prevention, preparedness, response and recovery strategies.
Preparing for Cyclones (6.1 MB)
Plan, pack and listen. Information for residents and visitors including emergency contacts, emergency check list, evacuation advice and planning for cyclones.
Public Storm Tide Cyclone Shelters (1.3 MB)
Public Storm Tide Cyclone Shelters brochure
SES Contact List (217.0 KB)
SES contact details throughout the region.
Tsunami evac map 1 (6.7 MB)
Cairns Tsunami evacuation map 1, covering the Cairns CBD from the Barron River to Trinity Inlet.
Tsunami evac map 2 (6.7 MB)
Cairns tsunami evacuation map for the northern beaches, Machans Beach to Ellis Beach.
Tsunami evac map 4 (6.7 MB)
Cairns tsunami evacuation map for southern section, Trinity Inlet to Bramston Beach.
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.