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Emergency information

In an emergency:

  • Phone 000 (triple zero)
  • On mobile phones, phone 112
  • People with hearing or speech impairment, phone 106

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For storm and flood information

Many roads throughout Eurobodalla can flood with little warning and local roads may be closed without notice.

  • Do not enter flood waters and do expect low lying areas to be impassable.
  • For issues with roads, water or sewerage call Council on 4474 1391 or after hours on 1800 755 760.
  • To report electrical power line hazards phone Essential Energy immediately on 13 20 80. For information on blackouts or power restoration visit Essential Energy power outages

For bushfire information

If  you are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, contact the RFS through the National Relay Service

  • TTY users phone 1800 555 677 then ask for 1800 679 737
  • Speak and Listen users phone 1800 555 727 then ask for 1800 679 737
  • Internet relay users connect to the NRS then ask for 1800 679 737
  • To report a fire or emergency (TTY users only), access TTY 106

The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) is the fire authority and should be your first point of contact for information.

Evacuation centres

In an emergency, you should monitor conditions and know what you will do and when, including for your animals and pets. If your plan is to relocate before you are under threat then leaving early is the safest option.

  • If there is a recommendation for people to relocate, the lead agency will issue relevant messages.
  • Messages will include information about evacuation methods, timing and evacuation centre locations.
  • The best option is to stay with family or friends in areas outside the threat area.
  • Evacuation centres are not nominated prior to an emergency. From potential sites across Eurobodalla, the lead agency will determine evacuation centres suitable for the emergency situation.
  • In rare cases the lead agency may issue an evacuation order. If a decision is made to evacuate, the lead agency will issue relevant messages.

For disaster recovery assistance

Current local road closures

Araluen Road, Araluen

  • closed beyond the Eurobodalla Shire boundary

Belowra Road, Belowra

  • closed from Woila Creek to shire boundary

Eurobodalla Road, Eurobodalla

  • closed at Murphys Bridge

The Ridge Road, Batemans Bay

  • closed at Princes Highway

Last updated: 16 Mar 2020

For information on highway closures visit Live Traffic

Reporting hazards

To report concerns about local roads, waterways, bridges, sports fields or other related matters, please phone:

  • Moruya Depot: 4474 1391
  • after hours: 1800 755 760

To report a concern about the Princes Highway or the Kings Highway, phone the NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS):

  • Roads and Maritime Services: 131 700

If you are travelling outside the area, you can check traffic hazard updates at NSW Live Traffic.

Shark sightings

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