The most important thing residents can do in an emergency is to be as prepared as possible. This is often difficult because of the sudden nature of emergencies, but a little pre-discussion with family and friends and pre-planning can make a significant difference.
Further information about what to do in an specific emergency :
*Please be aware that the information contained within this site is for preparation prior to the event, and makes reference to the relevant agencies in such an event. Information on the City of Ballarat website will be change during an event and during the recovery phase.