Stay informed and monitor conditions.
Impacts in your area: Access to Corryong
- Access to Corryong is via the Murray Valley Highway ONLY. All other access routes in the area will not be open.
- Residents can only access properties if they can be accessed directly from the Murray Valley Highway or are located in the Corryong township.
- Residents must provide photo ID and proof of residency to access Corryong.
- For essential supplies and services, evidence of legitimate reason to travel must be provided in the form of invoice or similar.
- Police are enforcing the speed limit.
Multiple other closures for roads connecting to the Murray Valley Highway remain in place in fire affected areas, as they have not been deemed safe.
The following roads remain closed:
Walwa to Corryong Road
Guys Forest Road
From: Murray River Road, Burrowye To: Shelley-Walwa Road, Guys Forest
Shelley-Walwa Road (C547)
From: Murray Valley Highway, Shelley To: Church Street, Walwa
From: Guys Forrest Road, Burrowye To: Murray Valley Highway, Koetong
Cudgewa Valley Road (C548)
From: Murray Valley Highway, Cudgewa to: Murray River Road, Tintaldra
Benambra-Corryong Road (C545)
From Benambra to Colac Colac
Murray River Road (C546, C542)
From: Guys Forest Road To: Cudgewa Valley Rd
Current Information on road closures is available on the VicTraffic website (traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/) or call 13 11 70 for road closures.
Fires in this area have the potential to grow if weather conditions change.
This message was issued
by Forest Fire Management Victoria.
The next update is expected by 15/01/2020 11:50 am or
as the situation changes.
If you can see or smell smoke, please note:
- If you need medical advice for burns or exposure to smoke,
seek medical advice or call Nurse
on Call on 1300 606 024.
- Anyone experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty
breathing should call Triple Zero (000).
- Smoke can affect people's health.
- People with heart or lung conditions (including asthma), children, pregnant women and older people are more sensitive to the effects of breathing in smoke.
- People with existing heart or lung conditions (including asthma) should follow the treatment plan advised by the doctor.
Use multiple sources to stay informed:
The following services can
help you, or someone you know, access information during an emergency.
- To access this information in other languages call the Translating
and Interpreting Service on 131
450 (freecall) and ask them to call VicEmergency Hotline.
- If you are deaf, hard of
hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment contact National
Relay Service on 1800 555 677
and ask them to call the VicEmergency Hotline.