Planning for a Flood Event

The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) provides detailed information on what to do before, during and after a flood event.
Visit FloodSafe directly or SES Home

000 - Emergency contact for Fire, Police, Ambulance
SES - 132 500 - Emergency assistance in floods and storms.

Flood warnings will be broadcast over local radio stations:
2BBB FM(local community radio station) 107.3 and 93.3 FM
ABC North CoastAM 738 / FM 92.3

Rainfall and River Heights

Road Closures

Web Cam

Kombu Foods in Church Street Bellingen has installed a live webcam overlooking the Bellinger River at Lavenders Bridge. These images along with river height data from the Bureau of Meteorology can be viewed from this site.  

Disclaimer: Council is not responsible for the information provided on this site and all official Shire road and bridge closures will be updated on the MyRoad Info website. 


NSW Health Brochure - Staying Healthy during and after Floods (PDF - 103.79KB)
NSW Health Website - Health during Natural Disasters & Severe Weather