With many regions there is always a potential risk for natural disasters such as cyclones, bushfires and flooding. Council and the Local Disaster Management Group is committed to playing a key role in achieving community safety for residents and visitors.
Featured on this page is a range of disaster planning documents to assist in the response and recovery of our community in the event of disaster.
This plan details the arrangements within the Townsville City Council local government area to plan and coordinate capability in disaster management and disaster operations.
This sub plan addresses the issue of animal management during disaster situations.
This plan provides the framework for the management of asbestos containing material during a disaster situation.
An overview of the education and marketing implemented by council for disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
This plan details the effective use of warnings to the community during a disaster situation.
The purpose of this sub plan is to provide an effective preparation and response to the management of environmental health related functions before, during and after a disaster event – i.e. food safety, environmental protection, animal management, disease outbreak and mosquito management.
The Evacuation & Transport Sub Plan will be activated where the nature of a threat/hazard will require the movement of "at risk" persons and provides guidelines and details for the management of transportation during a disaster event.
The purpose of this plan is to manage the financial arrangements for a local disaster event.
The purpose of this plan is to assist in assessing the impact of a disaster situation in the region.
The Local Recovery & Resilience Sub Plan applies to emergency/disaster events occurring within the Townsville City Council local government area whereby local resources are sufficient to deal with the process of recovery.
This plan provides a framework for planning and conducting resupply operations.
The purpose of this plan is to provide an effective and well-coordinated management of a shelters and evacuation centres.
The aim of this document is to outline the tsunami specific preparedness, prevention and response.