Your health and wellbeing

It's important that you prioritise your safety and wellbeing after a flood. Find information and resources on how to look after your physical and mental health.

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Is it an emergency?

If you or someone else is in danger, call Triple Zero (000).

If you have a hearing or speech impairment, call 106 through your TTY or computer.

For immediate assistance and support from experts:

Health information and resources

Staying healthy after flooding

Understand how you can reduce your risk of injury and sickness after floods and storms. Be careful of contaminated water, damaged power sources and remaining floodwater.

Emotional and trauma support

Natural disasters, cleaning up and recovery can take a toll on your mental health. Find the support you need to look after your own and your loved ones' wellbeing.

Stay safe during clean up

Be wary of debris, floodwater and damaged buildings, and wear protective equipment to stay well during clean up.

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