Disaster Dashboard Opt-In Alerts

User Guide


1. Go to the Disaster Dashboard 

2. Select ‘Opt-In Alerts’.

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3. For new accounts, select ‘Register’.

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4. Complete the registration details then click the ‘Sign Up’ button.

5. Follow the prompts to verify your mobile and email address.

  • You will receive a text message with a code. Enter this code when prompted.
  • You will then receive an email, please click on the link shown to activate your account.

6. Once your account is activated, return to the Disaster Dashboard Opt-In section and sign in using the account you have just created.

Please note, at this stage you are currently not signed up to receive any notifications.

Once you have signed in, you can manage your subscriptions and choose how you would like to receive notifications.

7. Tick the boxes for either Email or SMS (or both) for the notifications you wish to receive for weather warnings, emergency news and river flood notifications.

8. Under the ‘Weather Warning’ section, select the locations you wish to receive notifications for (you can select multiple locations).

Please note, if you do not select a location/s you will receive alerts for ALL of Queensland.

Selecting Bundaberg will include notifications for the entire region.

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9. Read the disclaimer and if satisfied select ‘I Agree’.

10. Once you have selected the location and notifications you wish to receive, scroll to the end of the page and select ‘Save Changes’.


Unsubscribing/Changing Details

If you would like to unsubscribe or change your details, go to the Disaster Dashboard and sign in to your account by selecting ‘Opt-In Alerts’. Once signed in you can:

  • Add/remove preferences
  • Unsubscribe from all
  • Change your mobile
  • Change your address

If you have any questions about the Disaster Dashboard Opt-In Alerts system, please contact the Disaster Management team on 1300 883 699.