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 http://www.ses.vic.gov.au/warnings or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/vicses or via Twitter on https://twitter.com/vicseswarnings
For weather warnings and forecasts visit http://www.bom.gov.au/
For road closures visit http://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)
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