Now is the time to be Flood Ready.
In the interests of safety, the City of Greater Geelong is asking the community to:
- Avoid river water. This includes swimming, fishing, and not using boat ramps if possible;
- Review travel plans both within Geelong and to other parts of the state to ensure your journey is not impacted by flood waters; and
- Never drive, walk or ride through flood water
- Be cautious as snakes have been displaced by the flooding and are seeking higher ground.
Service and facility impacts
Barwon Valley Activity Centre, Balyang Par 3 Golf Course and Queens Park Golf Course are expected to re-open tomorrow (Tuesday), while Lara Golf Course has re-opened. Barwon Valley Golf Course is expected to be closed for the rest of the week.
The following facilities remain closed:
South Barwon Cricket Club
Belmont Dog Park
Belmont Criterium Track
John Landy Athletics Track.
Several roads in the Greater Geelong region are closed as a result of flooding.
Please follow detour signs and avoid any non-essential travel.
Never drive, walk or ride through flood water. The water could be deeper than expected and the road surface may be damaged underneath.
Please visit VicTraffic for the lastest information on road closures and conditions https://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/
For life threatening emergencies call 000
Call VicSES on 132 500 for flooding or fallen trees causing structural damage to your home or vehicle, or if you have trees down blocking access to your home.
To report storm damage to roads or council land, call us on 5272 5272
The most current emergency information is available through:
Website: VicEmergency Website
Mobile App: download the VicEmergency App
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