Information and help during a flood
Lismore has a long history of flooding, with more than 100 floods recorded since 1846. The city spans the junction of the Wilsons River and Leycester Creek and in flood, the waters split the city into three areas - North, South and Central Lismore.
Mobile phone SMS flood messages
You can also receive information about official alerts and predictions in times of flood on your mobile phone. Simply phone Council and register your mobile phone number or register online here.
Who to call
For emergency help during flood: 000
For people and/or property at risk (SES): 132 500
For local roads information (Lismore City Council): 1300 87 83 87
Stay informed - listen to the radio
During a flood, listen to your local radio station for information, updates and advice.
|ABC North Coast||738AM||94.5FM|
|Richmond Valley Radio||88.9FM|
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Queensland Road Conditions:
Queensland Department of Main Roads
Roads and Maritime Service (formerly RTA) NSW:
RMS Road Closure
For further information on flooding please scroll down the page.