Severe thunderstorms are the most common type of storms in New South Wales, causing more damage than any other event.
Although fire and emergency service agencies will do everything in their capacity to manage a bushfire, you also have an active part to play in preparing and protecting your home and the people who live in it.
Find out what Council is doing to protect and prepare the community for bushfire emergencies.
Information about crime prevention, graffiti management, alcohol free zones and crime rates in the City of Ryde.
Find information on access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the City of Ryde.
The fire danger rating is an early indicator of the potential danger should a bushfire start. Ratings range from Low up to Catastrophic.
Information about how to get in contact with the Police and reporting crime or emergency situations.
Learn how City of Ryde is working with our community to ensure it is more resilient to emergency situations, major shocks and longer-term chronic stresses.
Information about pedestrian safety, driver fatigue, heavy vehicle rules and regulations, a refresher on roundabouts and crash analysis reports.
Follow these simple tips to help you and your mates stay safe while celebrating.
Be prepared for hazards in and around the beach, river or pool and always supervise children - they can drown in just 5cm of water
A number of support services have been established by the Federal and State governments to assist those impacted by bushfire and Council is also assisting.
Be prepared for extreme heat and sun exposure - you can dehydrate and be affected by harmful uv levels faster than you may think.