Important information for Barkly residents regarding Cyclone Trevor

23rd Mar 2019

The NT Police & Fire Emergency Services have provided an update for those living in the Barkly region regarding Tropical Cyclone Trevor. Anyone needing further information should head to or

C/o the NT Police Fire & Emergency Services: 

Emergency shelter has been prepared and set up at the Tennant Creek Civic Hall.

This shelter is not open yet, but will provide emergency shelter for community members who do not have adequate shelter in the case of a severe weather event including damaging winds and heavy rainfall.

At this stage, community members have not been issued a directive to seek shelter. NT Emergency Services will continue to provide updates in regards to this as the event progresses.

It is important people who seek shelter are aware that they need to bring their own provisions, including food and bedding, and that substances including all drugs and alcohol – are strictly prohibited in emergency shelters.

If you are attending the emergency shelter at the Tennant Creek Civic Centre, please make sure you:

You bring your own food provisions, enough to last 48 hours

One bag per person can be brought into the emergency shelters.

Important items to bring include;

Personal identification

Medicare card                    

Bank account details

Any required medications


Personal items such as towels and toiletries

Nappies, formula, toys and others items for children and babies

Sheets and pillows.

In the below audio CAAMA's Philippe Perez spoke to Commander Bradley Currie about the latest information.