Emergency & Disaster Information

Armidale Regional Council works closely with emergency services in the event of a disaster or emergency. 

For all of Life or Property threatening emergencies dial 000 or by TTY dial 106.

For emergency help in flood & storm contact State Emergency Service 132 500 or visit NSW SES website.

Local emergency broadcasting: ABC New England North West

Flood & storm warnings visit Bureau of Meteorology.

For information on bush fires contact the Armidale-Dumaresq Rural Fire Brigade on 02 6771 2400 or visit RFS website.

For information on road closures contact the RMS on 132 701 or visit the Live Traffic website.

To report any information that may help stop, solve or prevent criminal activity in the community contact Crime Stoppers on1800 33 000 or visit NSW Crime Stoppers.


Bees Nest bush fire emergency response

A community information hub has been established at the Ebor Sports Ground, to assist residents affected by the ongoing bushfire at Bees Nest.

The hub will be open between 11am and 3pm from tomorrow, as a central point for information on services available for landholders and residents dealing with the fire.

Council has established the hub and is liaising with other service agencies to ensure up-to-date information is available from the centre.

Community information fact sheet - Edition 1 (PDF 228.4KB)

Community information fact sheet - Edition 2 (PDF 190.3KB)

Bushfire information - community newsletter - 16 September 2019 (PDF 181KB)

Bushfire information - community newsletter - 18 September 2019 (PDF 328.7KB)

Bushfire information - community newsletter - 20 September 2019 (PDF 82.1KB)

Bushfire information - community newsletter - 23 September 2019 (PDF 107.3KB)

Community assistance fact sheets

Natural Disaster fact sheet (PDF 779.3KB)

How are you going with the bush fire? (PDF 637KB)

Online help with mental health (PDF 343.6KB)

Mental health phone services (PDF 333.2KB)

Bushfire Recovery newsletter - Gas bottles (PDF 174.6KB)

Bushfire Recovery newsletter - Solar panels (PDF 115.6KB)

Bushfire Recovery newsletter - CCA timber (PDF 99.3KB)