School safety

Get up-to-date information on schools that have temporarily ceased operations due to adverse weather, bushfire, emergencies or other incidents.

NSW public school updates

NSW School Updates app

Get the free NSW School Updates app to receive operational status updates for NSW public schools.

Other schools and services

Independent schools

There are no NSW independent schools that are non-operational.

Catholic schools

Refer to the Catholic schools page for updates on non-operational Catholic schools.

Non-operational TAFE updates

Visit the TAFE NSW website for non-operational campuses.

Early childhood education services

If you have any questions regarding the closure of an early childhood education service in your area, please contact the Early Childhood Education Directorate on 1800 619 113 or via email on from 9am - 5pm.


For regular updates on flood risks and warnings, refer to the SES and Bureau of Meteorology websites.

For mental health support, refer to the department's State and National Mental Health Services and Support flyer (PDF 64KB).

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