Download a print friendly version of the heatwave preparation checklist.

Monitor the weather, you can use the Bureau of Meteorology Heatwave Service

Know who you will call for help

Know who you will check on, such as neighbours, friends, relatives and those isolated

Understand how to manage your medical condition in the heat

Store enough medication at the right temperature

Check fridges, freezers, fans and air-conditioners work well

Have cool packs and make ice cubes

Check you have enough food and drinking water

Create cool rooms and cross breezes in your house

Protect windows from direct sun by using blinds or curtains

Know local cool public spaces

Have a power failure emergency kit

Be bushfire prepared 
Current as at: Thursday 21 January 2021
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