Air Quality: how to stay up-to-date

Published on 15 January 2020


According to Environment Protection Authority Victoria, the air quality forecast for Wednesday 15 January 2020 in our Central region is Very Poor. 

EPA Victoria advises people in smoke-affected areas to take care, stay indoors away from smoke where possible and limit exposure.

According to VicEmergency:

  • Anyone experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing should call Triple Zero (000).
  • If you have concerns about your health you should seek medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.
  • Symptoms of smoke inhalation injury can include itchy eyes, sore throat and runny nose through to shortness of breath, coughing, vomiting, nausea, and confusion.


For air quality information: visit the EPA Air Watch website or call 1300 372 842.

For VicEmergency warnings, including beach closures: visit the VicEmergency website.

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