After an unseasonably dry summer and start to autumn, it’s time get ready for rain and possibly lots of it. Local Disaster Management Coordinator Andrew Ryan said the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) was predicting heavy rainfall on the Sunshine Coast in the coming days and residents needed to prepare. “That means doing things around your […]
Sunshine Coast Airport, along with Queensland Police, Airservices Australia and other emergency services participated in a multi-agency training Exercise ‘Duck Dive’ at Marcoola today (27 August). The Queensland Police Service lead the exercise which was held offshore from the Marcoola Surf Club. The scenario around which Exercise ‘Duck Dive’ is constructed is where an aircraft, carrying around 30 […]
With the possibility of another cyclone forming in the Coral Sea later this week what have we learnt from the events of the 2013 wet season? Lessons learnt from the severe weather we’ve experienced since Australia Day weekend, include the need to be prepared to survive at least three days – just in case you […]
Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. That’s what Sunshine Coast Council is doing with residents at Glenfields Estate at Mountain Creek.