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 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)

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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