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In the last years, the Hunter New England and Central Coast has been affected by various disasters, including floods, bushfires, drought, the Covid-19 pandemic and a rodent plague. ​

Emergencies and disasters may affect primary care providers and their staff, and the community they work and live in, and may cause multisystemic losses. ​

Please note: Follow the advice of first responding lead agencies at all times. ​

Is your business continuity affected by a disaster / emergency?
Please alert the PHN.

The PHN is actively supporting primary care providers who are affected by disasters and emergencies:

  • Coordinating the PHN Emergency Register [Link Coming Soon]​
  • Providing wellbeing support for providers and their staff
  • Providing helpful resources on HealthPathways

HealthPathways is NOT designed to be used by patients or general community members and as such a user name and password are required to use the site. Clinicians without access can request password details by contacting us.

Keep up to date: Alerts and declarations for your area.

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Hazards Near Me (App)

Local emergencies

Find current information about local emergencies, including bushfires, floods, tsunamis and advice on what to do to stay safe

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Emergency Plus App

GPS for emergency

Developed by Australia’s emergency services and their Government and industry partners, the SES GPS functionality built into smart phones to help a Triple Zero (000) caller provide critical location details required to mobilise emergency services

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NSW Rural Fire Service: Fire Danger Ratings and Bans

Fire danger rating

Fire danger ratings give you an indication of the consequences of a fire if one was to start. The higher the fire danger, the more dangerous the conditions.

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NSW Live Traffic

Traffic updates

Find incidents along your route.

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ABC Listen Radio App

ABC Radio

Find your national network and local station.

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Bureau of Meteorology – Warnings

Weather warnings

Provides a summary of the valid weather warnings issued in each State.

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NSW Natural Disaster Declarations

LGAs affected by Natural Disaster

Frequently updated list of Local Government Areas (LGAs) that have been impacted by a natural disaster. With a disaster declaration for their area, affected communities and individuals can access a range of special assistance measures.

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natural disaster map

Natural disaster map with national warning and incident maps, hotspots, wind overlays, notifications

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