Overseas Travel – Be Informed and Be Safe – 3 January 2020

03 Jan 2020

The latest updates on the bushfire situation are flagged for your information: i) a State of Emergency has been declared in New South Wales, with specific instructions from authorities pertaining to the South Coast; ii) Victoria has also declared a State of Disaster given developments in the East Gippsland region; and iii) the Australian Capital Territory is on a State of Alert. Singaporeans in Australia are reminded to exercise vigilance and note that conditions can differ between regions of Australia, even within the same state or territory. Given the fast changing bushfire and air quality situation, please stay updated on the latest advice from local authorities via the websites below:


• Australian Capital Territory Fire and Rescue (http://esa.act.gov.au/actfr/)
• New South Wales Rural Fire Service (https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/) and 'Fire Near Me' app (http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/news-and-media/stay-up-to-date) and https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/…/dangerous-fire-condi…/leave-now
• Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Services (http://www.pfes.nt.gov.au/Fire-and-Rescue.aspx)
• Queensland Fire & Emergency Services (https://www.qfes.qld.gov.au)
• South Australian Country Fire Service (http://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/site/home.jsp)
• Tasmania Fire Service (http://www.fire.tas.gov.au)
• Victorian Country Fire Authority (http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/)
• Western Australia Department of Fire and Emergency Services (http://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx)


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