Heatwaves are Australia’s deadliest natural hazard, but a recent survey has found that many vulnerable people do not have plans to cope with extreme heat.
Archives for January 2018
Friday, January 19, 2018 has been declared a day of TOTAL FIRE BAN in the Mallee, Wimmera, South West, North Central and Central (includes Melbourne and Geelong) district(s) of Victoria. (Kinglake and surrounds are in the North Central and Central Fire Ban Districts) No fires can be lit or be allowed to remain alight in
Banyule Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating following a burglary at a business address in Panton Hill last week.
So-called “baby brain” refers to increased forgetfulness, inattention, and mental “fogginess” reported by four out of five pregnant women. These changes in brain function during pregnancy have long been recognised in midwifery folklore, but our new study has confirmed “baby brain” is a very real phenomenon, and also affects several cognitive areas.
With the hot summer months upon us, Murrindindi Shire Council is urging all residents to review their bushfire prevention and preparation plans.
Australia Day Ambassadors will be in attendance at celebrations in Alexandra, Eildon, Kinglake, Strath Creek and Marysville.
Murrindindi Shire residents are now seeing the results of Council’s advocacy with support from Federal Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan for improved mobile phone service coverage in mobile phone “black spot” areas in the Shire.
Changes to Facebook’s news feed structure are unlikely to impact Murrindindi Shire’s social media communications with constituents as Councillors and shire staff will continue to inform Murrindindi residents on their own social media pages and others will then share the information.
Due to the extreme heat and statewide Total Fire Ban the Kinglake Cricket Club today cancelled it’s one day game and function. Today was scheduled to be ‘Past Players Day’ and one of the cricket club’s biggest annual days but was cancelled this morning due to the extreme heat and today’s weather forecast. At 5pm
Tomorrow, Saturday, January 6, 2018 has been declared a day of Total Fire Ban throughout Victoria by the Country Fire Authority (CFA) as Melbourne is forecast to reach 42 degrees.