Latest news in Disaster Information
10 Oct 2022
Get Ready Week (10-16 October) is here and provides a great opportunity for Queenslanders to prepare for the upcoming severe weather season.
11 Nov 2021
You may have noticed an increase in the frequency of SMS weather warnings issued recently and we are aware that a number of these have not been for any areas within the Gladstone Region.
14 Oct 2021
The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting an above average cyclone season with an increased risk of flooding over the east and north of Australia this summer.
16 Jun 2021
Gladstone Regional Council has launched a Recovery and Education Trailer.
18 Dec 2020
Council is in the process of ceasing its subscription to Early Warning Network alerts and moving all disaster and weather event communications to the RegionWatch system.
27 Nov 2020
Gladstone Regional Council is supporting free upcoming workshops run by the Red Cross Pillowcase Project that are designed to help children deal with emergencies.
26 Oct 2020
A group of Disaster Relief Australia trained volunteers are currently conducting Operation Dexter to assist ongoing recovery efforts stemming from the Mount Maria and Lowmead bushfires of Dec 2019.
Council to offer Development Application Fee Concession for community members impacted by natural disasters
12 Mar 2020
Gladstone Regional Council will offer a Development Application Fee Concession for eligible community members impacted by a Declared Natural Disaster within the Gladstone Region.
12 Jan 2020
The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) local fire ban for the Gladstone Region has been lifted. There are currently no fire bans for the Gladstone Regional Council area.
20 Dec 2019
Residents impacted by the recent bushfires at Mount Maria and Lowmead will be eligible for costfree dumping of bulk, fire-damaged goods at the Rosedale Transfer Station.
20 Dec 2019
Bushfire-affected residents in the Gladstone Region now have access to $180 per individual and up to $900 for families of five or more to help cover the costs of immediate essentials.
19 Dec 2019
Residents affected by the Mount Maria bushfire will have access to relevant support agencies with a Pop-up Community Hub to be activated at Rosedale.
04 Dec 2019
Gladstone Regional Council continues to support communities recovering from bushfires that impacted the region 12 months ago.
29 Nov 2019
As the temperatures rise this summer, community members are asked to be more careful disposing of possible ignition sources in waste.
09 Nov 2019
QFES has imposed a local fire ban for Central Region residents from 10am Saturday 9 November until the State Declaration is revoked.