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The Queensland Government is now in caretaker mode until after the state election. Minimal updates will be made to this site until after the election results are declared.

Information for seniors

Disasters can devastate Queensland communities. Prepare yourself and your home now to better respond and recover when disasters happen.

Useful information when preparing for a disaster:

If you don't have a computer, your local library staff can help you access this information.

Red Cross Emergency REDiplan

The Australian Red Cross produce a booklet called Emergency REDiplan.

The Red Cross Emergency REDiplan booklet helps seniors, people with a disability; their carers and families prepare, respond and recover from disasters.

This is a four-step process that will help you plan and prepare for emergencies.

A free Emergency REDiplan can be accessed at You can also call the Australian Red Cross on 1300 554 419.

Safety Tips

The Senior and Safer booklet features hints and tips to assist senior citizens to minimise risks and make their homes safer.

Useful resources

The following resources can be accessed via the links or phone numbers below:

Last updated
8 March, 2017
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