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Emergency information

  • In the event of an emergency, dial 000 (triple zero)
  • Dial 112 (on mobile phones)
  • Dial 106 (for people with hearing and speech impairment)

Current road closures and warnings

NOTE: This page will be updated Monday to Friday during business hours. After-hours information is available from Emergency Contacts in the right hand column.

Bridges that are closed:

  • Cadgee Bridge, Eurobodalla Road, west of Bodalla (since January 2016 flood).  Detours in place.  The replacement of Cadgee Bridge is expected to be completed by the end of March 2017.

Safety after heavy rainfall

After heavy rainfall, please drive with extra caution due to changed surface conditions on many roads especially unsealed roads.

In adverse weather conditions, motorists are reminded to drive to the conditions. Do not drive, ride or walk through flood waters.

If you need assistance with property damage during a storm or flood, please phone the local State Emergency Service (SES) on 132 500.

Reporting hazards

To report any concerns regarding local roads, waterways, bridges and sportsfields or other related matters, please phone Council's depot staff on 02 4474 1391 during business hours or 1800 755 760 after hours.

If you have concerns about the Princes Highway and the Kings Highway, please report them to NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) on 131 700. Anyone travelling outside the area should look at the RMS NSW Live Traffic website for updates on traffic hazards.

Disaster assistance

Disaster assistance grants are available to low income earners who do not have insurance and can help you pay for contents and structural repairs. You can find out more about these grants by phoning the Disaster Welfare Assistance Line on 1800 018 444.

The grants are available at all times (that is, not just when a natural disaster has been declared).

For more information about the other forms of disaster assistance available to people who cannot meet the cost of essential household contents and/or structural repairs to their home, visit the Ministry of Police and Emergency Services website.

Shark sightings

To report a shark sighting or attack please phone the local NSW Police on 02 4472 0099.