NIGHTMARE SIGHT: Joanne Cameron captured this photograph at Bungawalbin, where the fire has jumped the river.
NIGHTMARE SIGHT: Joanne Cameron captured this photograph at Bungawalbin, where the fire has jumped the river. Joanne Cameron

NSW RFS Commissioner: 'Danger is not over yet'

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TUESDAY - WHAT WE KNOW:

  • Myall Creek Road, Bora Ridge: Watch and Act, remains out of control and impacting into the night. The fire is expected to impact on the areas of Bungawalbin, New Italy and The Gap. 
  • Statewide Total Fire Ban is in place until midnight Wednesday November 13.
  • Mt Nardi fire: Watch & Act, remains out of control, impacting areas around Terania Creek, Tuntable Ck, Tuntable Falls, Huonbrook, Federal
  • Wardell fire: Advice level, under control
  • Border Trail, Woodenbong: Watch & Act, remains out of control
  • Pacific Highway closed between  Woodburn and Tuckombil. 
  • Summerland Way closed between Mt Lindesay and QLD border. 

Important contact information during the bushfires:

UPDATE 11.30PM: The Myall Creek Road, Bora Ridge fire has been downgraded to Watch and Act. Containment lines have been constructed to the west of the fire. 

Southerly winds are expected tomorrow morning. This may push the fire north towards Woodburn and Swan Bay areas. The fire spotted across the Pacific Highway at New Italy. Crews were able to contain this before it spread further.

The fire is more than 2,800 hectares and is out of control and spreading quickly.

The Pacific Highway remains closed between Woodburn and Tuckombil.

 

UPDATE 9pm: NSW RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons has praised the population's response to the bushfires but warned that "the danger is not over yet".

He explained the Myall Creek bushfire in Bora Ridge put New Italy under risk, and confirmed the fire has crossed Pacific Highway.

"It's very dangerous across active firegrounds on more than a million hectares in total," he said, and reminded the population that we are still in state of emergency for the rest of the week.

He confirmed 300 new fires were recorded today in NSW.

He also said the fires behaved in the direction that had been predicted but did not cover the distance that some predictions had foreseen.

Commissioner Fitzsimmons also confirmed there was no people unacounted for in the state.

The commissioner also confirmed hot weather is again predicted for next Tuesday and Wednesday.

UPDATE 5.45pm: A NSW Rural Fire Service spokeswoman said the Border Trail fire near Woodenbong had progressed during the day and was heading towards Mount Lindesay Road.

She said the road was now closed, and residents within the Dairy Flat area should remain vigilant into the evening.

The spokeswoman said residents in the proximity of the Mount Nardi and Bora Ridge fires should continue to monitor Fires Near Me for information.

She said there is also a small grass fire burning near Thomas Crescent in Coraki, but Fire and Rescue were on the scene and crews were getting to work to extinguish the fire.

UPDATE 4.08pm: THE fire burning at New Italy is moving rapidly and has crossed the Pacific Highway. 

Seek shelter now if you are in the areas of he areas of Bungawalbin, New Italy and The Gap Road.

The fire is 1700 hectares and is out of control and spreading quickly.

Residents of Woodburn and Evans Head - if your plan is to leave - leave now in a northerly direction towards Lismore via the Pacific Highway and Ballina.

An evacuation centre is open at the Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre - 50 Oliver Avenue, Goonellabah

 

Current Situation

The fire is expected to impact on the areas of Bungawalbin, New Italy and The Gap Road.

The fire is spreading quickly.

If you are in the path of the fire, you are at risk.

The fire has crossed the Pacific Highway at New Italy.

Advice

If you are in the area of Bungawalbin, New Italy and The Gap Road, you are at risk.

It is too late to leave.

Seek shelter as the fire approaches. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

 

UPDATE 4.02pm: EMERGENCY WARNING for Myall Creek Rd, Bora Ridge fire (Richmond Valley LGA).

The fire is spreading quickly with spot fires reported around New Italy.

If you are in the area of Bungawalbin, New Italy and The Gap Road, you are at risk. It is too late to leave. Seek shelter as the fire approaches.

 

UPDATE 3.33pm:  NSW RFS spokesman Greg Allen said while many residents had raised concerns over the lack of updated information, he said the Fires Near Me website and app contains the most up-to-date information people need to know.

"People look at the information on the app and think because it hasn't changed it means it hasn't updated just because it is the same as it was earlier in the day," he said.

"However this is false, and all information on the app remains current."

He said the information on the app is re-assessed on average every 30 minutes and if the situation changes, the website is updated to reflect the information the public needs to know, but otherwise all information is considered current.

"The information changes as the situation does, so we encourage residents to continue to monitor Fires Near Me for all of the information they need to know," he said.

Mr Allen said residents should monitor a fire's alert levels, and said they need to keep track of the alert level so they know what to do.

 

UPDATE 3.01pm: THE Pacific Highway may need to be closed south of New Italy soon as Myall Creek Road fire is moving in a south easterly direction, according to the RFS.

SOCIAL MEDIA IMAGE DISCUSS USE WITH YOUR EDITOR - SIGHT: A view of the Bora Ridge fire this afternoon from Duke St, Woodburn.
SOCIAL MEDIA IMAGE DISCUSS USE WITH YOUR EDITOR - SIGHT: A view of the Bora Ridge fire this afternoon from Duke St, Woodburn. Fiona White

Woodburn residents have received a 'seek shelter' text message from emergency services.
They can seek shelter or leave orderly towards the north, in the director of Lismore.

As firefighters continue to battle blazes across the state, the NSW Rural Fire Service is encouraging residents to stay up to date with information from their website and the Fires Near Me app.

Wind is picking up and swirling at Terania Creek, making fire behaviour unpredictable.

Emergency warnings are in place for 10 fires burning in the north of the state.

 

UPDATE 2.04pm: EMERGENCY WARNING - Myall Creek Road fire.

An emergency warning is in place for a bush fire burning near Bungawalbin, New Italy and The Gap. The fire is out of control and spreading quickly.

Current Situation

The fire is expected to impact on the areas of Bungawalbin, New Italy and The Gap.

The fire is spreading quickly.

If you are in the path of the fire, you are at risk.

Advice

If you are in the area of Bungawalbin, New Italy and The Gap, you are at risk.

It is too late to leave.

Seek shelter as the fire approaches. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

What you need to do

If you are threatened by fire, you may not get assistance.

If you are in these areas and your plan is to leave, or your property is not prepared, leave towards a safer location.

Safer locations include built up areas, well away from bushland.

If you are unable to leave, identify a safer location which may be nearby. This may include a cleared area well away from bushland, or an identified Neighbourhood Safer Place www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/nsp

Avoid bushland areas.

A southerly change is forecast early on Wednesday morning. This may push the fire in a northerly direction.

If you are threatened by fire

Do not be in the path of the fire.

Protect yourself from the heat of the fire. Wear protective clothing and footwear. Cover all exposed skin.

If the fire impacts, seek shelter in a solid structure to protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero.

 

UPDATE, 1.35pm: THREE bushfires in Northern NSW are now at Emergency Level.

The Washpool State Forest fire, near Coombadjha, is more than 37,800 hectares and is out of control.

The fire is burning on both sides of the Carnham Road, and both sides of the Clarence Way in the vicinity Eighteen Mile.

The fire has breached containment and is threatening Baryulgil.

The fire on the western side of the Clarence River is still moving north towards Ewingar.

Crews supported by water bombing aircraft are working to slow the spread of the fire to the north.

If you are in the area of Baryulgil seek shelter as the fire approaches. It is too late to leave. Seek shelter in a solid structure to protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

If you are in the areas of Eighteen Mile, Fine Flower, Dumbudgery and Carnham, monitor conditions. Watch out for burning embers which may start spot fires ahead of the main fire front.

The Liberation Fire Trail blaze has also gone to Emergency Warning this afternoon.

The fire has breached containment lines.

If you are in the area of Nana Glen or Coramba and surrounding area, leave now towards Coffs Harbour. Do not wait.

 

UPDATE 12.10pm: AN EMERGENCY is in place for a fast moving bush fire burning in the Emmaville and Stannum areas.

Current Situation

The Gulf Rd fire near Torrington has breached containment lines.

The fire is spreading quickly.

If you are in the path of the fire, you at risk.

Advice

If you are in the area of Emmaville or Stannum, seek shelter to protect yourself of the heat of the fire.

If you are in the area of Deepwater, monitor conditions. Be aware of smoke and embers.

Firefighters prepare for a difficult day at Terania Creek.
Firefighters prepare for a difficult day at Terania Creek. Contributed

What you need to do

If you are threatened by fire, you may not get assistance.

If you are in these areas and your plan is to leave, or your property is not prepared, leave towards a safer location.
Safer locations include built up areas, well away from bushland.

If you are unable to leave, identify a safer location which may be nearby. This may include a cleared area well away from bushland, or an identified Neighbourhood Safer Place www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/nsp

Avoid bushland areas.
A southerly change is forecast early on Wednesday morning. This may push the fire in a northerly direction.
If you are threatened by fire

Do not be in the path of the fire.

Protect yourself from the heat of the fire. Wear protective clothing and footwear. Cover all exposed skin.

If the fire impacts, seek shelter in a solid structure to protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero.

Other Information

Conditions on Tuesday 12 November will see areas across the state with severe, extreme and catastrophic fire danger. These are very dangerous conditions. Visit the NSW RFS website for more details. https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/

For a list of evacuation centres open Tuesday 12 November visit https://www.emergency.nsw.gov.au/Pages/for-the-community/disaster-assistance/disaster-assistance.aspx.

People are encouraged to register online at Register Find Reunite https://register.redcross.org.au/ before attending evacuation centres.

For a list of school closures on Tuesday 12 November visit https://education.nsw.gov.au/public-schools/school-safety.

Stay up to date on bush fires in your area by checking the NSW RFS website, listening to your local radio station, or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.

For information on road closures, check http://livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.
The next update on this fire will be issued by 12/11/2019 12:35 or if the situation changes.

 

Fire prediction map.
Fire prediction map. Rural Fire Service

UPDATE, 11.30am: DURING update to the media just after 11am, NSW RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said they were starting to see an increase in fire activity across the state, with more than 50 fires currently burning.

He said the Mt Nardi fire was starting to become more active under the winds.

"The reality is that conditions will continue to get worse and deteriorate over the coming hours and particularly into this afternoon when the combination of the hotter temps, the drier atmosphere and the strengthening winds all come together to drive fire behaviour," he said.

 

UPDATE, 10.35am: THE Rural Fire Service has released a new bushfire risk map which shows the extent of danger zones across Northern NSW.

"Latest fire prediction map for north coast fires, based on latest observations and forecast," the NSW RFS posted on Twitter.

"More areas included in risk area if fires take a run as expected today."

For a detailed version of the map, visit the RFS website.

In an updated notifcation from RFS at 10.30am, they warned that "fire danger is rapidly increasing across NSW".

"Do not be caught in the path of a fire. Avoid bushfire prone land.

"Remember, if you need help today, it may not be available so take action now."

A map of the predicted path of fires today.
A map of the predicted path of fires today. NSW Rural Fire Service

 

UPDATE 10.06am: THE Mt Nardi fire has burnt more than 2600ha and is burning out of control.

Fire fighters have been working to protect communications infrastructure and dwellings in the area particularly around Tuntable Creek, Huonbrook and Upper Wilsons Ck.

Severe fire danger is predicted today - with gusty north westerly winds expected. This will push the fire south towards the areas of Tuntable Ck, Terania Ck, Whian Whian, Dorroughby, Goonengerry, Huonbrook, Upper Wilsons Creek, Wilsons Creek, Upper Coopers Creek and surrounding areas.

Under predicted conditions the fire will move quickly and roads may be closed without notice. Do not expect a fire truck at your property. There may also be power and telecommunications outages as a result of fire.

Advice: 

  • Under severe conditions leaving early is the best option - this means this morning.
  • Do not expect a fire truck to be able to assist
  • Check your bush survival plan. if you have a plan, decide what you will decide to do if the situation changes
  • Evacuation centre are open at The Mullumbimby Ex-services Club, Cavanbah Centre at Byron Bay, Southern Cross University in Lismore.

 

UPDATE 8am: MOTORISTS should delay all non-essential travel today, the Transport Management Centre has advised.
"Anyone who needs to travel should be prepared for conditions to change quickly and roads to close suddenly," they said.
"Anyone on the roads should also have water, food, supplies, a full tank of fuel, and a fully charged mobile phone.
"Many roads are already closed due to bushfires across New South Wales.
"The Oxley Highway is now closed between Walcha and Wauchope - the highway had been closed between Walcha and Bago."
• Motorists can use the Pacific Highway, Waterfall Way and the New England Highway, but this will add considerable time to journeys and is not suitable for B-doubles
The Gwydir Highway is closed between Bald Nob, east of Glen Innes, and Eatonsville, west of Grafton.
• Motorists can use the Bruxner Highway or Waterfall Way instead, but these routes are not suitable for B-doubles.
Other road closures still in place due to the bushfires include:
• Wallabi Point - Saltwater Road is closed between Old Bar Road and Wallabi Point
• Crowdy Head to Harrington - Crowdy Head Road is closed
• Telegraph Point - Red Hill Road is closed from Rollands Plains Road
• Lower Creek to Yarravel  - Kempsey Road (Armidale Road) is closed
• Tingha to Guyra - Guyra Road is closed
• Clouds Creek to Coutts Crossing - Armidale Road is closed
• Comboyne to Cedar Party - Comboyne Road is closed between Sunrise Lane and Colling Road
• Upper Fine Flower - Clarence Way is closed between Carnham and Baryugil
• Buccarumbi to Bald Nob - Old Glen Innes Road and Old Grafton Road are closed between Buccarumbi Bridge (near Cunglebung Road) and the Gwydir Highway
• Elands to Marlee - Bulga Road is closed between Middlebrook Road and Colling Road

The Pacific Highway and the New England Highway are open in both directions, however motorists who need to travel should continue to exercise extreme caution.

For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com, download the Live Traffic NSW app or call 132 701.

TUESDAY 7.30am: NIMBIN RFS have urged resident to be vigilant and and follow all RFS updates to the official website and local instructions as they come to hand.

"It is going to be a dynamic and challenging day for us all. Many roads remain closed and others will no doubt follow suit. The projected range of ember threat from this fire extends many kilometres to the south east," Nimbin RFS posted on Facebook.

They said the fire burning around Mt Nardi and east to Terania Creek, Huonbrook and beyond continues to burn out of control, and have provided updates around the fires as follows:

TUNTABLE SECTOR
Local weather conditions yesterday around Nimbin allowed brigades to reduce some of the lighter, volatile fuel hazards around homes within Tuntable Falls CoOp. While some structures remain indefensible, crews continued working overnight, alongside community members who chose to stay and defend. Back burning operations at the north end of the CoOp continued before dawn.

The hope will be to see the Tuntable Sector of this fire push eastward, back on itself and give our teams a real chance at property protection along the Tuntable Creek Valley floor.

TERANIA SECTOR
There is a deep black edge east below Wallace Rd, along the Terania Creek Valley, but fire continues to burn in inaccessible terrain along the fire's southwestern flank. For the safety of fire crews, Wallace Rd had to be abandoned as a strategic control line.

Today's West/Southwest winds will put pressure on this southwest edge and we expect the fire to extend southward along the Wallace Rd ridge and Terania Creek Valley. Potential for ember attack further south and east across the valley is high. Variability of local wind, falling trees and spotting has potential for the fire to also creep west (against the WSW winds) into Siddha Farm Community and extend its southern range through the Tuntable Creek Valley

NEWTON SECTOR
A solid effort by NPWS crews and heavy plant plus retardant drops by the 737 Large Air Tanker has protected the area's communications infrastructure at Mt Nardi. A CABA equipped crew has been tasked with monitoring the northwest fire activity and protecting the Comms Towers at the top of Newton Drive.

ORIGINAL STORY: TEMPERATURES are set to soar today with the Bureau of Meterology forecasting tops of 39C for Casino, 35C for Lismore and 31C in Byron Bay.

Winds are expected northerly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then turning north to northeasterly in the afternoon.

With the Rural Fire Service (RFS) declaring dangerous fire conditions for today, Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a State of Emergency.

The following message details important whole-of-government information for the people of New South Wales. Please share the information below with family and friends.

RFS:
Fire danger
We are facing an unprecedented level of bush fire danger. A catastrophic fire danger rating has been issued for the Greater Sydney, Greater Hunter, Illawarra/Shoalhaven areas.

Catastrophic is the highest level of bush fire danger. Homes are not designed to withstand a fire in these conditions.
Any fire that starts and takes hold will threaten lives and homes.

While there are large population centres under catastrophic conditions, there are also large areas of Severe and Extreme fire danger.

This includes areas where we already have dangerous fires burning - and these conditions will be worse than those experienced last week.

A Total Fire Ban is in place for the whole of the state.

Warnings

Stay up to date on fires in your area. People are urged to download the 'Fires Near Me' app.


If you are threatened by fire, you need to take action to protect yourself. Do not be caught in the open.

Keep up-to-date with major fire updates: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/major-fire-updates

Under these conditions, some fires may start and spread so quickly there is little time for a warning, so do not wait and see.

There are simply not enough fire trucks for every house. If you call for help, you may not get it.

Do not expect a firetruck. Do not expect a knock on the door. Do not expect a phone call.

What to do:

Start taking action now to reduce your risk.

Avoid bush fire prone areas. If your home is in a bush fire prone area, the safest option is to not be there.

Do not travel through bushland areas.

A safer location may be a large town or city, shopping centres or facilities well away from bushland. It may also be a designated 'Neighbourhood Safer Place'.

A Neighbourhood Safer Place is designed as a Place of Last Resort in bush fire emergencies only. Please note that travelling to or sheltering at a Neighbourhood Safer Place does not guarantee your safety.

Your safest option will always be to leave early.

People with special needs, such as the elderly and people with a disability, should always leave before the threat of bush fire.

If it is unsafe to leave the area or stay and defend your property, and the path is clear, you should move to your pre-identified Neighbourhood Safer Place, or other safer location, prior to the impact of a bush fire.

Be aware that when you are travelling to your Neighbourhood Safer Place there may be heavy smoke and poor visibility.

It is important that you are familiar with the area. Gather at the Neighbourhood Safer Place location and remain there until the bush fire threat has passed.

The conditions at the Neighbourhood Safer Place may be uncomfortable and you may be affected by heat, smoke and embers.

Water, toilets and food may not be available at the Neighbourhood Safer Place and emergency service personnel may not be present.

Neighbourhood Safer Places are not intended for pets and livestock.

https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/plan-and-prepare/neighbourhood-safer-places

For more information about the fires, contact the Bush Fire Information Line - 1800 679 737

Bureau of Meteorology (BoM):
A strong cold front will move through NSW on Tuesday, with hot, dry and gusty conditions ahead of the front generating very dangerous fire conditions over the ranges, slopes and coast.

All people in bush fire prone areas in NSW need to have a bush fire plan, remain vigilant, and monitor warnings and messages from the RFS.

Damaging wind gusts are also possible over parts of the southern ranges, Illawarra, Sydney coastal fringe and Hunter Coastal Fringe on Tuesday.

Areas of raised dust are also forecast west of the Great Dividing Range, and there is a change that this system will bring dust to some coastal districts.

Evacuation centres:
Evacuation Centres are in place throughout fire-affected areas of the state. The most up-to-date information is available at https://www.emergency.nsw.gov.au/Pages/for-the-community/disaster-assistance/disaster-assistance.aspx

The NSW Police Force keep their Facebook page up to date with evacuation centres that re open. Please monitor https://www.facebook.com/nswpoliceforce/


Education:
Hundreds of schools across the state will be closed. Affected schools have been notified; however, an up-to-date list can be found via the following sites: https://education.nsw.gov.au/public-schools/school-safety

https://twitter.com/NSWEducation

https://www.facebook.com/NSWDepartmentofEducation/

Transport:

Motorists should delay all non-essential travel.

Many roads remain closed due to bush fires. Be prepared for conditions to change quickly and roads to close suddenly.

If you need to travel, also make sure you've got water, food, supplies and a full tank of fuel. Make sure your mobile phone is fully charged before you set out.

If you're already travelling when a bush fire starts, follow the directions of emergency services personnel.

Due to fire activity, both man and local roads may close without warning. For the latest information on road closures, check www.livetraffic.com or download the Live Traffic NSW app or call 132 701.

All North Coast Train Services, from Sydney to Casino and Sydney to Grafton and their return trips have been cancelled until Wednesday due to the bush fires. Passengers are advised to delay any non-essential travel to the bush fire-affected areas.

For the latest information on public transport, check transportnsw.info or download a transport app or call 131 500.

NSW Health

If you're preparing to leave, make sure you pack your medications, including those in the fridge.

Smoke can cause health problems, particularly for people with pre-existing lung and heart conditions like asthma, emphysema, angina or heart failure.

Avoid outdoor physical activity if it's smoky, particularly if you have a pre-existing condition like asthma.

People with asthma should follow their asthma management plans.

If you have asthma, make sure you keep your reliever medication close to hand.

If your reliever medication has run out or is passed its use-by date, you can buy a new one from the pharmacy without a prescription.

You can reduce exposure to smoke by staying indoors with the doors and windows shut. Air conditioning can help to filter out smoke that gets into your house.

The following link contains a fact sheet with information about what to do if fire retardants have been used on your property and may have affected your private drinking water supply.

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/environment/factsheets/Pages/fire-retardants.aspx

NSW Ambulance

People with any respiratory issues or who are particularly vulnerable can be the first to feel the effects of smoke which may aggravate their existing condition. Even healthy adults and children can be impacted by the effects of heavy smoke which can result in lung irritation.

These conditions can have a serious impact on your health and it is important to remember that our bodies have to work extra hard to cope or cool down. Ensure you stay hydrated and pay particular attention to any symptoms (dizziness, headaches, racing pulse or nausea) of heat related illness.

Be aware of potential hazards such as embers, falling debris, damage to surroundings and reduced visibility which can cause injury. Paramedics are urging people in fire affected areas to wear any form of eyewear and loose clothing to cover your skin to assist in reducing any incidental injury.

NSW Ambulance recommends if anyone sustains any form of burn they should cool the affected area immediately with water - ideally running water - for a minimum of 20 minutes (for eyes ensure you flush the eye) and seek medical attention.

We need people to really take care of themselves. If you have a pre-existing medical condition make sure you have all your medications with you and readily available at all times.

NSW Ambulance is always here to help - never be afraid to call Triple Zero.

Agriculture & Animal Services:

Include your animals in your bush fire plan.

If you can, take your animals with you. Assistance from AASFA is available if you attend an evacuation centre.

For those impacted and seeking assistance for emergency fodder, emergency water (for immediate animal welfare cases only) or animal assessment (resulting from the fires) please contact the AASFA Hotline on 1800 814 647.

NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA):

Emergency response

Large volumes of waste have been generated from the bush fires and the EPA will work with local authorities to ensure the waste can be appropriately moved and disposed of when it is safe to do so.

The EPA is also monitoring impacts on its licensed premises and providing advice to licensees about how to manage their sites given the challenging conditions.

The community can report environmental concerns to the Environment Line 24/7 on 131 555.

Recovery

The State Emergency Recovery Controller has indicated a State Recovery Committee will be established to coordinate the significant recovery effort resulting from this event. The EPA will play a key role on the state level and related regional level committees which are likely to be active for the remainder of the bush fire season.

Utilities:

Keep at least 8 metres away from fallen power lines or objects that may be energised, such as fences.
Report fallen power lines to either Ausgrid (131 388), Endeavour Energy (131 003), Essential Energy (132 080) or Evoenergy (131 093) as shown on your power bill.

NSW Police:

The NSW Police are working hard to assist people in their local communities.

For general information or assistance about the bush fires please call the Public Information Inquiry Line on 1800 227 288.

For non-urgent assistance please call your local police.

We encourage all people in and around fire affected areas to register online with the Red Cross operated Register Find Reunite site at https://register.redcross.org.au/

Anyone who sees suspicious or illegal behaviour is urged to contact police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

Finally, if you require emergency assistance please call 000.


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