EMERGENCY ALERT for Ipswich as at 12:20pm
The Department of Community Safety would like to advise:
A flooding emergency alert has been issued by the Ipswich Local Disaster Management Group for the Bremer River and Ipswich City region.
The Bremer River is expected to peak at 6pm.
People in flood prone or low lying areas should consider evacuation or seek higher ground now. An Evacuation Centre has been established at the Ipswich Show Grounds.
For more information contact Council on 3810 6666, listen to your local radio station, or log on to www.disaster.qld.gov.au
Only call Triple Zero (000) if you or your property is in danger or if someone is injured.
The community will be notified when there is no longer a flooding threat.
Contact for media enquiries: DCS media unit on (07) 3635 3310.