Useful Links and Resources

Flood maps generated by Wagga Wagga City Council are state of the art and the result of detailed modelling activities both in respect to Riverine Flooding and Major Overland Flood Flows conducted over a number of years.

You can find some more information in the media release below:  

 Media Release: 2 April 2012 Council Flood Modelling & Mapping (73KB)

NSW Recovery Plan
The NSW Recovery Plan outlines the strategic intent, responsibilities, authorities and the mechanisms for disaster recovery in New South Wales http://emergency.nsw.gov.au/content.php/847.html 

NSW Disaster Assistance Guidelines
The NSW Disaster Assistance Guidelines outline what assistance is available to individuals, businesses, community groups and others affected by disasters http://emergency.nsw.gov.au/content.php/881.html

Recovery Committee Guidelines
The Recovery Committee Guidelines are aimed at personnel in local government, government agencies and their non-government partners and other local organisations with a role in recovery. They are designed to provide guidance to those who are required to represent their organisation or community on a local recovery committee http://emergency.nsw.gov.au/content.php/938.html 

Recovery Communication Guidelines
These guidelines aim to raise awareness and understanding of the importance of communicating in recovery and, in particular, how key messages will be communicated to identified stakeholders and target audiences http://emergency.nsw.gov.au/content.php/960.html 

Recovery Action Plan Guidelines
The Recovery Action Plan Guidelines assist recovery committees in the development of a recovery action plan http://emergency.nsw.gov.au/content.php/961.html 

Information sheets:

Health: http://www.emergency.health.nsw.gov.au/climate/flood/index.asp

Primary Industries: http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/responses/flooding-2012

Rural Assistance Authority:http://www.raa.nsw.gov.au/assistance/natural-disaster-relief 
Mental Health: http://www.emergency.health.nsw.gov.au/mh/index.asp

ATO: http://www.ato.gov.au/individuals/pathway.aspx?pc=001/002/050

Insurance Council of Australia: http://www.insurancecouncil.com.au/home

Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org.au/emergency-resources.aspx
Red Cross safety checklist: http://www.redcross.org/images/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m4340128_Flood.pdf 

Legal Aid: http://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/about-us/news-and-media/general-news/free-legal-help-for-riverina-flood-victims2

Essential Energy: http://www.essentialenergy.com.au/content/safety-community

Banking: http://www.bankers.asn.au/Media/Media-Releases/Banks-offer-emergency-relief-packages-for-customers-affected-by-floods

Beyond Blue: http://www.beyondblue.org.au/index.aspx?link_id=7.980 

 

The Department of Primary Industries have a number of fact sheets on their website providing information on a range of flood-related issues including flood gate management, livestock flood refuge, and assistance. These can be found http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/emergency/flood