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Be safe
  • Last updated:
  • 16 Dec 2020
  • Beach safety
    Sunshine Coast beaches are beautiful and can be unpredictable. Always swim between the red and yellow flags, check beach conditions before swimming and learn beach safety rules.
  • Council and novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Council is continuing to work closely with the Queensland and Australian governments to plan, prepare, respond and recover from the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Keep up-to-date of changes on our COVID-19 webpage.

  • Cycle safety

    For information about on-road bicycle symbols, cycling safety rules and tips for sharing roads and pathways.

  • Domestic and family violence
    Domestic and family violence can happen to anyone. It happens in every community, in all cultures, to young and old. Nobody deserves violence and you have a right to be safe.
  • Playing it safe online
    Online gaming has been around for some time now and can have a positive effect on development. Navigating the constantly changing digital world can leave some scratching their heads.
  • Pets and Wildlife
    We have all types of animals living across our Sunshine Coast – if you find injured wildlife, need a snake relocated or want to report animal cruelty or maybe lost or found a pet – please contact the appropriate service.
  • Pool safety

    Supervision, learning to swim and effective pool fencing can save lives. 

  • Queensland Emergency Services
    In an emergency, contact Triple Zero (000). Find other Queensland Emergency Services and safety contacts.
  • Sunshine Coast Hospital and health service (Queensland Health)

    Sunshine Coast Hospital and health Service (Queensland Health) is the major provider of public health services, health education and research in the region.

  • Report an emergency
    For a council related urgent matter or emergency (missed waste bins, fallen trees and debris on roads), during or outside of business hours, phone: (07) 5475 7272 or 1300 007 272 plus other emergency contacts for Main Roads, Coast Guard, SES.
  • Report an issue
    Have you seen an overflowing public bin, pot hole or toilets, parks, barbecues that need cleaning or maintenance? Make sure you report it so we can get a crew on to it. If we don’t know, we can’t fix it! Contact council.

  • Road safety

    Let’s make roads and footpaths safer for all road users.