NSW and Queensland residents returning to homes and properties damaged by recent catastrophic bushfires are being warned of the risk of stirring up deadly asbestos fibres as they sift through damaged or destroyed homes.
Victorian drivers and motorcycle riders are being reminded to look out for each other on the roads, with rider numbers set to increase over summer.
It is not uncommon for Australia to experience extreme weather conditions.
Do you work in or travel through high bushfire and grassfire risk areas over summer?
From 1st December 2019, local councils will register all backyard pools and spas in their area, with property owners being required to submit a current certificate of compliance for their pool or spa safety barrier fence.
After a year of drought and high temperatures the risk has soared across Australia, confirmed by data released by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).
With the ongoing threat of bushfires, and storm season on the horizon, Queenslanders are being urged to prepare for extreme weather as part of Get Ready Queensland Week.
More people have already lost their lives on Victoria’s roads this year (2019) than for the entirety of 2018 – a tragic reminder for all of us to take care on our roads.
While the NSW State Emergency Service (SES) is equipped to deal with natural disasters, communities across NSW are still urged to stay safe and be prepared for destructive winds, heavy rain, flash flooding and hailstones this storm season.