For all emergency bushfire information and advice, go to the Rural Fire Service (RFS) fires website or call the RFS Bushfire Information Line on 1800 679 737. You can also download the Fires Near Me App for iPhone and Android.
If you are deaf or have a speech impairment, contact with the RFS can be made using the National Relay Services as follows:
- TTY users phone 1800 555 677 then ask for 1800 670 737
- Speak and Listen users phone 1800 555 727 then ask for 1800 679 737
- Internet relay users connect to the NRS then ask for 1800 679 737
For life threatening emergencies call 000 (triple zero).
The official emergency broadcaster is ABC radio and you can listen live here.
Information on how to prepare for and what to do in an emergency can be found on the RFS website.
Updates and information can also be accessed via:
For bushfire recovery information go to our
Bushfire Recovery Portal.