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Current emergencies

Read this page to find out more about current emergencies including flood in Mount Alexander Shire.


There are no current emergencies.

Key contacts

• For life threatening emergencies phone Triple Zero (000).
• To clear fallen trees and branches phone SES on 132 500.
• Mount Alexander residents who cannot stay in their home, cannot stay with family or friends and require emergency accommodation should call Council on 0417 640 727.
• To report trees down on local roads phone Council on 5471 1700.

Hanging branches pose a serious safety risk. Report any dangerous limbs or hanging trees to Council on 5471 1700.

Stay informed

• Go to www.emergency.vic.gov.au.
• Listen to ABC Local Radio, commercial and designated community radio stations, or Sky News TV.
• Phone the VicEmergency Hotline to talk to someone about this newsletter on 1800 226 226 (freecall).
• People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or who have a speech/communication impairment can contact VicEmergency Hotline via the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.
• For help with English, phone the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to telephone VicEmergency Hotline. If you know someone who cannot speak English, provide them with this number.
• Download the VicEmergency app or follow VicEmergency on Twitter (#vicstorms) or Facebook.
• Latest weather information - www.bom.gov.au.
Information on power outages.

For more about storm safety, how to get ready and know what to do, visit www.ses.vic.gov.au/stormsafe.

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