Air Quality: how to stay up-to-date

Published on 15 January 2020

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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.