Overseas Travel - Be Informed and Be Safe - 10 January 2020

10 Jan 2020

Dear Singaporeans


To update, the State of Disaster for Victoria has been extended for another 48 hours till midnight of Saturday, 11 Jan 20.  New alerts in Victoria have been issued for the region around the fires at Abbeyard and Mt Buffalo.  South Australia has also issued an alert for western side of Kangaroo Island.



Please stay safe and monitor updates of the local authorities on bushfire and air quality.  Please be reminded to heed their advice.  


Australian Capital Territory

• ACT Emergency Services Agency http://esa.act.gov.au/actfr/

• Air Quality in ACT: https://www.health.act.gov.au/about-our-health-system/population-health/environmental-monitoring/monitoring-and-regulating-air


New South Wales Rural Fire Service

• NSW Rural Fire Service: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/

• 'Fire Near Me' app: http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/news-and-media/stay-up-to-date

• Air Quality in NSW: https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/air-quality/current-air-quality


Northern Territory

• NT Fire and Rescue Services (http://www.pfes.nt.gov.au/Fire-and-Rescue.aspx)

• Air Quality in NT: http://ntepa.webhop.net/NTEPA/Default.ltr.aspx



• QLD Fire & Emergency Services : https://www.qfes.qld.gov.au

• Air Quality in QLD: https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/air-quality/


South Australia

• SA Country Fire Service: http://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/site/home.jsp

• Air Quality in SA: https://www.epa.sa.gov.au/data_and_publications/air_quality_monitoring



• Tasmania Fire Service :http://www.fire.tas.gov.au

• Air Quality in Tasmania: https://epa.tas.gov.au/epa/air/monitoring-air-pollution/real-time-air-quality-data-for-tasmania



• Victorian Country Fire Authority: http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/

• Air Quality in Victoria: https://www.epa.vic.gov.au/EPAAirWatch


Western Australia

• WA Department of Fire and Emergency: Services: http://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

• Air Quality in WA: https://www.der.wa.gov.au/your-environment/air/air-quality-index


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