Ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie

In response to the recent Kimberley Floods, individuals requiring emergency relief and support can contact the Department of Communities’ Disaster Response Hotline on 1800 032 965  (Monday – Sunday 9:00am-4:00pm)

For life threatening emergencies please call 000


Ex Tc Ellie created widespread flooding and damage of property in January, 2023 which affected multiple communities and their people. Our Shire is working with and supporting locals, service providers and government departments to assist everyone within our Shire. Find all the latest information and support below on where you can find help and support during the Response and Recovery Stage of this disaster.

During the disaster the Department of Fire and Emergency Services are the lead agency and you can find all the latest support links, weather and updates on the disaster here

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley has copied the key information from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services and made a printable copy for handing out in your community here

Kimberley Flood Information - Department of Fire and Emergency Services


Please see Shire staff for a copy or the lead person in your recovery centre. If you would like to register to be sent the hard copy information please email your request to media@sdwk.wa.gov.au with your full name, Area\Community you are assisting and your best phone number or call 08 9191 0999.