**This Emergency Alert has been cancelled**

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Emergency Alert for Maryborough as at 10.30am, Sat 8 Jan

The Fraser Coast Regional Council has issued an Emergency Alert for residents in Maryborough.  The Mary River is expected to exceed the major flood level of nine metres in the greater Maryborough area on Sunday morning and properties in the area may experience flooding based on the predicted flood height. Residents are advised to prepare to move to higher ground, secure their belongings and warn others.  

An evacuation respite centre has been set up at the Brolga Theatre from 1pm today.

More information is available at https://www.frasercoast.qld.gov.au/ or through local radio. 

For flood assistance call the SES on 132 500.