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Department of Environment and Science

Queensland Government

Department of Environment and Science

Information for employees—extreme weather events, natural disasters, and other business disruptions

The safety and welfare of employees are the highest priority for the department at all times.

This page has been established to provide employees with information during, and immediately following, an extreme weather event or natural disaster, or other business disruption.

Please note the web address of this page—www.des.qld.gov.au/staff/—and record it for safekeeping.

Visit this page as your first point of contact during a disaster situation to find out:

  • Information for the safety, security and welfare of employees
  • Information on steps being taken to ensure business continuity and service provisions for departmental customers.

Get ready

The Queensland Government’s Get Ready website has extensive resources available to help households and business prepare for cyclones, storms, floods, bushfires and other emergency weather events and natural disasters. This information includes safety tips and how to develop an emergency plan.

Employee hotline

Phone: 1800 101 417

Last updated
20 February 2019