Winter preparedness

We live in a beautiful part of the world.  The alpine landscape around us offers countless benefits but can also come with unique challenges - such as how to keep warm over winter and how to navigate icy roads.

In this section, we have outlined some tips to help make winter a little easier. If there is something you would like more details on, please let us know:

Emergency Management

This page includes details on response plans for different communities, where to find a civil defence centre, and tips for preparing for an emergency.

Healthy Homes

This page includes requirements for installing a new heater or burner, tips for insulation, and what you need to know about the Healthy Homes standards. These came into effect on 1 July 2019.

Winter Roads

This page includes details about local winter driving courses and how to register for winter roads alerts.