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Cyclone advice for parents & students


What to do in case of a cyclone or extreme weather event:

The Regional Director will make an announcement on local radio (i.e. 630 ABC) as to whether schools in Townsville will close or are closed due to natural disasters.

School closures due to natural disasters are also posted on DETE website, Facebook and Twitter.

DETE website



Make sure you:


Tune in - to your local radio and TV station

Log on - to the Bureau of Meteorology website

Listen out - to Emergency Alert messages sent to your phone

Act! - Warnings are urgent.  Act immediately on the advice provided