Parks Victoria wish to advise that The Foothills & Southern Alps area of Alpine National Park is CLOSED due to a number of active fires currently burning at various locations across the park area.
Check local conditions before you travel by visiting www.emergency.vic.gov.au or http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/safety/fire,-flood-and-other-closures/code-red-park-closures.
Remember these important sources of information:
- VicEmergency website for real-time updates on emergency incidents: www.emergency.vic.gov.au
- The VicEmergency smartphone app
- The VicEmergency hotline 1800 226 226
- VicEmergency Facebook and Twitter: @vicemergency
- Emergency broadcasters including ABC local radio, commercial and designated community radio stations and Sky news
- Bureau of Meteorology weather forecasts: www.bom.gov.au/vic/
- Road closures: check VicRoads website at www.vicroads.vic.gov.au
- Campfire safety information: www.ffm.vic.gov.au/permits-and-regulations/fire-restrictions-and-regulations
Bushfire preparedness and safety is the responsibility of all Victorians. Please use the information in this email to stay informed and safe within our parks.
For further information please contact 13 1963 or visit www.parks.vic.gov.au
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. Check for any changes affecting the park you intend to visit by going directly to the park page