Flood Resources

The NSW State Emergency Service has great information on how to prepare for, survive and recover from a flood. See:

Legal Resources

The Mid North Coast Legal Centre have put together a toolkit covering all aspects of legal affairs relating to before, during and after extreme weather events. Check it out online or organise to meet with them when they are next in your area.

Bush Telegraph SMS Alert Policies and Procedures Click here

Guidelines which outline the way that the Bush Telegraph works - for NCN Hub Team members and other volunteers

Communication Action Plan Framework Click here

This is an overview of the communication and asset mapping approach for Local Neighbourhood Groups. This resource is available for other interested community organisations. For more detail contacvt the nCN Hub Team - [email protected]

NCN Coordinator Volunteer Agreement Click Here

This is a copy of the volunteer agreement used for NCN Coordinators. It might be useful for other communities setting up similar networks.

Want to know how to stay prepared for COVID in your home? [Updated 10 Feb 2022] Click Here

This document was prepared by the Neighbourhood Care Network and will be updated as things change. It is based on NSW Health information. A new link will be sent out through the Bush Telegraph for each update. It is a simple document that can easily be printed. We hope you find it helpful.

NSW Health guidance and info on COVID Click Here

This is website has current and comprehensive info about managing COVID and the current NSW Public Health Orders. It's a very important website with the official NSW Government information.

Want some guidance on managing COVID at home?    Click Here

This takes you to the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners website and a comprehensive document that they have prepared to help people manage COVID at home. Some of the info about self isolation rules is out of date but the info on COVID symptoms and treatments is great.

NCN Wheels  - for participating local businesses to organise a pick up Click here

Bellingen Shire Disaster Risk & Response Community Workshop 1 March 2023 Click Here