During major emergencies ABC Emergency provides the latest advice, information and news reports for you to stay informed. You can also use this site to plan for an emergency (link), access the latest emergency resources for your mobile phone (link), locate official emergency agencies in your State or Territory and learn from the experience of previous major emergencies. About warnings and alerts published on ABC Emergency.
ABC Emergency publishes emergency warnings and alerts issued by the Bureau of Meteorology and emergency agencies based in each State and Territory.
There are three types of alert messages you may see published on this website.
- Watch / Watch and Act
Alerts and Warnings published on ABC Emergency are delivered via The Weather Company and RipeIntel. About the ABC’s emergency coverage. The ABC serves as Australia's emergency broadcaster, supported by 60 local radio services around the country. The ABC uses its radio, television and online services to deliver timely, accurate and relevant information to affected communities during fires, floods and other natural disasters and emergencies. To deliver its emergency information to audiences the ABC relies on information provided by official emergency agencies