Floods

For Latrobe City residents affected by the Traralgon Creek flood a relief centre has opened in the main function room at Dal Mondo Café/Restaurant, 7-13 Post Office Place Traralgon. Please note this is a new venue.

You can find information on the latest emergency warnings via the SES website at www.ses.vic.gov.au/warnings or on Facebook www.facebook.com/vicses or via Twitter on twitter.com/vicseswarnings

For weather warnings and forecasts visit www.bom.gov.au

For road closures visit alerts.vicroads.vic.gov.au

The Latrobe City’s commitment to improve flood management and protection of the community against flood waters is ongoing.

Flood Warning System

In conjunction with the Department of Sustainability & Environment, West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority, Bureau of Meteorology, and Victoria State Emergency Service have upgraded the flood warning system for Traralgon.

Using state-of-the-art monitoring equipment the flood warning system provides accurate data to the Bureau of Meteorology, VicSES and Council.  Flood advice and warnings are then developed from the information received.

Download a copy of the Flood Response Guidelines(PDF, 750KB)

Getting Help

Call the SES on 132 500 from anywhere in Victoria for flood and storm emergency

Latrobe City Council - Recovery Information 1800 017 777

Centrelink (Information on Social Security payments and services) 132 850

DPI - Department of Primary Industry (For agricultural and farming enquiries) 136 186

DHS - Department of Human Services (For community and housing services) 1300 650 172

Salvation Army (Food / Clothing) 137 258

Vic Roads (Traffic Hazards) 131 170

Gippsland Crisis Line (Personal support - 24hr service) 1800 629 572

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