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Army reservists called-up to assist

An historic compulsory Call-Out of Australian Defence Force Reserve Brigades was announced on Saturday by the Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds and the Prime Minister. It will add up to 3000 reservists to support fire-affected communities. The priorities for the deployment are to: assist in ensuring the safety of people support the evacuation of affected […]

Victoria braces for weekend fire danger

A State of Disaster has been declared for six Local Government Areas and the alpine resorts as Victoria and many other parts of the country brace for a weekend of extreme fire danger. At this stage the Mornington Peninsula is not among the affected areas, but residents should remain vigilant and keep themselves informed as […]