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In case of emergency

There's a range of resources to help you prepare for and stay up to date in case of emergencies.

Being prepared will help you know what to do in times of emergency.

  • In case of life threating emergencies, call 000.
  • Follow Vic Emergency via the app or website for updates on emergencies in Bayside and beyond.
  • Stay tuned to your emergency broadcaster – ABC Melbourne 774 for the latest warnings and updated information.
  • Follow Bayside City Council on social media for local updates - Facebook and Instagram.
  • The Victorian State Emergency Service (VICSES) has a range of tools to help you be better prepared for all kinds of emergency events.
  • The Country Fire Authority (CFA) has a range of resources to help you plan for a bush fire emergency, particularly if you live near open space or coastal areas, or are visiting bushfire risk areas.
  • Visit the Red Cross’ Preparing for emergencies webpage and download their Get Prepared app to help you plan.
  • The Victorian Health Department publishes health alerts to help keep Victorians aware of active health issues.
  • The Better Health Channel includes a range of tools and information to help you stay healthy, prepared and seek medical or wellbeing support when you need it.

We are here to help you

  • You can report a non-urgent problem to Bayside City Council via our easy to use Report a Problem webpage.
  • For urgent issues relating to a Council facility, drainage, public tree, syringe disposal risks, or offensive graffiti - call us on 9599 4444.
  • For life threatening issues, call 000.
  • If you need assistance and do not have family or friends who can help, contact our friendly Customer Service team on 9599 4444 or email us at

Being prepared will help you know what to do in times of emergency.

Stay safe Bayside.