Keeping your home safe
You can take some simple steps to make sure your home is safe. Below is relevant information and appropriate links to agencies on home safety and preparedness.
A large number of break and enter crimes are easily preventable. The NSW Police Force provides information on simple and inexpensive changes you can make to your home to ensure it is safe and secure.
The SES provide a range of information for the community in order to plan and prepare, provides updates during bad weather and how to go about undertaking the recovery process after a storm. The website also provides the ability to view the current NSW SES warnings in your area as easily as entering your suburb or postcode.
- For emergency help in a flood or storm call 132 500.
Are you fire safe in the home? Do you have a written escape plan in case of fire, and practice it regularly?
A well prepared home is more likely to survive a bushfire. The NSW Rural Fire Service provides the community with relevant information in order to be prepared in the event of a bushfire.
- If you need advice on current major incidents or total fire bans you can contact the Bushfire Information Line on 1800 679 737, view the Fires Near Me website or download the app for iOS or Android.