Employee safety is always the highest priority for our department.

This page provides information for our staff during extreme weather events, natural disasters or other business disruption.

Visit this page as your first point of contact for information on:

  • your safety, security and welfare
  • steps being taken to ensure business continuity and services for our departmental stakeholders.

Please note the web address of this page and record it for safekeeping: www.dsdmip.qld.gov.au/staff

You can also access work emails from home or mobile via Outlook online.

Information for staff affected by North Queensland floods

Update as at 22 February 2019

Support available to staff in North Queensland:

Get ready

The Queensland Government’s Get Ready website has extensive resources available to help households and businesses prepare for cyclones, storms, floods, bushfires and other emergency weather events and natural disasters. This information includes safety tips and how to develop an emergency plan.

To prepare for disaster events, staff are urged to please:

  • take your work device (tablets, phones, etc.) home during periods of uncertainty if possible
  • know how to stay informed about emergency situations in Queensland, including information from the agencies and organisations listed below
  • ensure your manager has your current contact number
  • managers should ensure phone trees are up to date.

Useful sites

Stay connected with news and information on emergency situations in Queensland via: