Plan for an Emergency- Bushfire
To report a damaged bus shelter
Phone: 1800 501 402 (24 hour hotline)
To report a street light not working
Or to report fallen or damaged poles
Phone: 131 388
To report fallen power lines
Australian Red Cross
Australian Government Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Drone Rules (Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA))
Information, resources, links and safety brochures
Can I Fly There? App
Australian Government – National Recovery & Resilience Agency
Community Justice Centres
To resolve neighbour disputes, such as noise, fencing, trees, dogs etc
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Advertising Materials (what, where, who, litter, penalties, etc.)
Report to the EPA (icon can be added to mobile’s home screen for easy access)
Report to EPA
Report Illegal Dumping (Online)
Phone: 131 555
To report: littering from vehicles, illegal dumping, smoky vehicles, noisy exhaust.
Note: Report cigarette butts via NSW Rural Fire Service – see below
Public Registers , eg Pesticide Licences, Contaminated Land, Penalty Notices, etc.
Local Government Authority (LGA, Council)
To report illegally dumped rubbish, phone your Council’s Waste Hotline
To report loud noise
To report water pollution
To report an abandoned shopping trolley
To view the offensive noise restrictions (eg when noise from air-conditioning systems, power tools, etc should not be heard)
To view street sweeping information (eg illegality of leaf-blowing into gutters)
Neighbourhood Watch Ku-ring-gai & Hornsby
Our 20 Favourite Crime Prevention Tips concerning Fire Issues (pdf to download)
Flood Clean-up Assistance and Advice
NSW Government – Health
Smoke-free commercial outdoor dining laws
Bushfire smoke Fact Sheet
Dealing with Mould
Staying Healthy During and After Flood
Mental Health Support After a Flood
NSW Government Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
What regulations apply to noisy construction?
What can I do about Noise from a Loud Party?
What can I do about Neighbours Playing Loud Music?
NSW Government Department of Primary Industries
NSW Government – SafeWork NSW
Quad Bikes & Side-by-side Vehicles
NSW Fire & Rescue
BBQ Fire Safety Community Fire Units (CFUs)
Including eg, Summer Fire Safety, Heaters and Open Fires, Chemical Safety & Storage, etc.
NSW Rural Fire Service
Bush Fire Safety
Community ‘FireWise’ Groups (CFGs)
Assist Infirm, Disabled & Elderly Residents (AIDER) program
A FREE one-off service – AIDER services can include: clearing gutters, thinning vegetation around the home, removing leaf and tree debris, trimming branches from close to the home, mowing or slashing long grass.
Phone: 02 8741 4955
Fires Near Me (Internet page)
Hazards Near Me NSW – Android App
Hazards Near Me NSW – Apple App
Neighbourhood Safer Places (NSPs)
Report a cigarette butt tosser – make an online report
Phone: 1800 679 737
To report a lit, or unlit cigarette butt thrown from a vehicle
NSW State Emergency Services (SES)
Your Next Steps Towards Recovery from Floods and Storms Recovery Guide
School Security Unit (NSW)
Phone: 1300 880 021
To report any suspicious activity at a school during holiday periods and at weekends
Free APP that let’s you report issues to relevant authorities in Australia & New Zealand, such as illegal dumping, pavement issues, broken signage, vandalism, etc.
Sydney Forensic Cleaning
Fire Damage Restoration
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