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Information Services

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Key information services

Organisation Website Address Description
VicEmergency Management (Warnings, incidents and planned burns) www.emergency.vic.gov.au Warnings, incidents and planned burns are all displayed on the VicEmergency website - the single location for all emergency information in Victoria.
VicRoads - road closures www.alerts.vicroads.vic.gov.au On this website you will find information about unplanned (emergency) road closures and traffic alerts. It is Victoria's official source of information about roads and traffic during incidents and emergencies that may impact road users.
Emergency Alert (telephone warnings) www.emergencyalert.gov.au Emergency Alert is the national telephone warning system used by emergency services. 
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) www.delwp.vic.gov.au
Latest information on current fires on public land, including threat alerts, warnings and community meetings
Parks Victoria www.parkweb.vic.gov.au This site includes information about closures to roads, tracks, visitor sites and picnic areas
Victoria Police www.police.vic.gov.au Information for motorists travelling in a bush fire environment - access during road closures.
Note: The term 'roadblock' or 'road block' is no longer in use. Instead the correct term is 'road closure'.
Victorian Local Government (Local Councils) www.cfa.vic.gov.au/links Provides a list within CFA's website of all Local Councils
Bureau of Meteorology www.bom.gov.au/vic/ Victorian Weather and Warnings
Wildlife Victoria
Help for Wildlife
www.wildlifevictoria.org.au Wildlife rescue teams are on stand-by to assist in fire-affected areas to treat wildlife in need of help. For those close to fire affected areas, surviving wildlife will be disorientated, smoke affected, very likely suffering burns to some degree, hungry and severely dehydrated.
Department of Health www.health.vic.gov.au/emergency This site has important information for the bushfire season from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development www.education.vic.gov.au/bushfires Information about Code Red Day closures, the Bushfire At-Risk Register and support resources.
State Emergency Service (SES) www.ses.vic.gov.au Floods, severe storms, earthquakes, road accident rescue, search and rescue and other emergency support.
Ambulance Victoria www.ambulance.vic.gov.au  
Australian Red Cross www.redcross.org.au Includes information about relief centres, registering and comforting evacuees and first aid care.
Energy Safe Victoria www.esv.vic.gov.au Includes information on electricity and gas safety advice during fires and incidents
Emergency Management Victoria www.emv.vic.gov.au/ Find out about emergency management in Victoria.

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Other Australian Fire Services

Organisation Website Address State or Territory
ACT Rural Fire Service www.esa.act.gov.au Australian Capital Territory
Country Fire Service www.cfs.org.au South Australia
Department of Fire & Emergency Services www.dfes.wa.gov.au Western Australia
Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service (NTFRS) www.fire.nt.gov.au Northern Territory
Fire Rescue Victoria www.frv.vic.gov.au Victoria
NSW Fire Brigades www.fire.nsw.gov.au New South Wales
NSW Rural Fire Service www.rfs.nsw.gov.au New South Wales
Rural Fire Service www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au Queensland
Tasmania Fire Service www.fire.tas.gov.au Tasmania
Queensland Rural Fire Service www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au Queensland
South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service www.mfs.sa.gov.au South Australia

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