In 2021 a new Australian Warning System was rolled out across the country, providing consistent icons and language for bushfire, flood, storm, extreme heat and severe weather warnings.
At Resilient Ready, we’ve been working with businesses in Victoria through our Disaster Ready Phillip Island + Bass Coast, and Great Ocean Road programs to build resilient business communities by upskilling participants and building greater local connections.
When there’s a disruption or disaster in your region, it’s important that you understand the emergency warnings.
By understanding each warning level, you can better plan your response triggers as a business owner and operator.
Across Australia, no matter where you live and work, the three warning levels are now:
So what else can you do to be prepared?
If you’re unsure of what to do, reach out to your local emergency services, who can advise on how to prepare for disasters.
By staying up to date on what’s happening in your area, you can make better decisions about the operation of your business and the safety of your customers and clients.
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