A tsunami is a series of powerful, fast moving waves produced during a large scale ocean disturbance. Tsunamis can occur with very little warning and are caused by a variety of events such as an earthquake, volcanic eruptions, explosions or landslides.
Below is useful information to assist you get ready for a tsunami event.
For current information about tsunami threats go to the Bureau of Meteorology’s Queensland Tsunami Bulletin
Download the Get Ready fact sheets
Federal Government’s information for school aged kids:
A group of friends having big adventures and learning about natural hazards:
During and after
Visit the following Government websites:
Tune-in to the Australian Broadcasting Commission:
In case of fallen powerlines:
In South East Queensland call Energex on 13 62 62
In all other Queensland areas call Ergon Energy on 13 22 96
For information on volunteering: