Emergency dashboard provides single point of truth
THE Central Highlands Regional Council has launched a new online emergency management dashboard, providing a 'one stop shop' for information and updates.
The dashboard, accessible through council's website homepage, pulls real time data from Queensland's major infrastructure, utility and emergency service providers, including the Department of Transport and Main Roads, the Bureau of Meteorology and Ergon Energy.
"Through the dashboard, residents and visitors to the region will be able to check on the latest road conditions, emergency news, power outages, fire incidents and weather warnings,” Mayor Cr Kerry Hayes said.
"The dashboard is designed to be a single point of truth for the community, making it easier than ever to get the information you need and fast.”
The site also provides links to useful resources and contacts, as well as registration for council's SMS updates.
Cr Hayes encouraged residents to jump on, take a look and get familiar with its functions, particularly as we head into summer.
"It's very user-friendly and should be everyone's go-to site in times of disaster, but also all year round,” he said.
A virtual tour of the site will soon be available on council's website and Facebook page.