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Bushfires have generated smoke haze over Melbourne on 3 January 2020

3 January 2020

EPA issues notice regarding reduced air quality in Melbourne and Geelong

Due to the ongoing bushfire emergency, much of Victoria is experiencing reduced air quality. 

Please note the following advice regarding air quality issued by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA). This message was issued due to smoke affecting the Central, North East and Gippsland regions in Victoria.

Everyone should minimise the time spent in smoky conditions whenever practical to do so. If your maximum visibility is 1.5 kilometres or less, your air quality is in the hazardous level, and you need to limit your time outdoors, limit exercise and follow any treatment plans. 

 What you should do:

Smoke and your health:

This message was issued by EPA.

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