News Alerts

Controlled burn tomorrow in Evatt

The ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) will conduct a controlled burn tomorrow, Wednesday 30 November, 2011 weather permitting, near Croke Place, Evatt, east of Ginninderra Creek.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J10.

For more information on the burn visit www.tams.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.

Update – ACTSES receives 24 calls for storm help

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 24 calls for help from the public as a result of the storm activity tonight.

Call outs have been for minor flooding. No significant damage reported.

Anyone who needs emergency storm assistance should call the ACTSES on 132 500.

Update two – ACTSES receives 35 calls for help because of wet weather

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) received a total of 35 calls for help as a result of the wet weather overnight.

16 of the jobs have come in since 7 o’clock this morning.

Five remain outstanding.

Anyone requiring emergency storm or flood assistance can ring the ACTSES on 132 500.

Update – ACTSES receives 19 calls for help because of wet weather

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) received a total of 19 calls for help as a result of the wet weather overnight.

The jobs were all for minor flooding and centered around Red Hill and Farrer.

Anyone requiring emergency storm or flood assistance can ring the ACTSES on 132 500.

ACTSES receives 12 calls for help because of wet weather

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) received a total of 12 calls for help as a result of the wet weather overnight.

The jobs were all for minor flooding and attended by ACTSES units and ACT Fire and Rescue crews.

Anyone requiring emergency storm or flood assistance can ring the ACTSES on 132 500.