Here in the Walhalla & Mountain Rivers Region we have a saying "alwaysask a local for the best advice".
This not only covers where is a nice place to eat, or where you cango swimming, but also for advice on bushfire safety and conditions.
All visitors to the Walhalla & Mountain Rivers Region need to be wellinformed of weather conditions and the Fire Danger Rating beforetravelling and when youre in our region.
There are a wide range of options available to you to sourceinformation before and as you travel.
These include ABC Local Radio [100.7FM in Gippsland], commercial radio or Sky Newstelevision, visit cfa.vic.gov.au or call the Victorian BushfireInformation Line on 1800 240 667.
Just remember, in some mountainous locations such as Walhalla, you may notget mobile telephone service or radio coverage as you are travelling and we suggestthat you contact your local host or tour operator for up-to-dateinformation before you leave home.
We would like to ensure that visitors are well informed.
Therefore, before you leave home check ABC Local Radio, commercialradio, Sky News television, visit cfa.vic.gov.au or the VictorianBushfire Information Line and talk to a local when you arrive andthroughout your holiday.
Our members want you to travel, be safe, be happy, and enjoy yourvisit to the Walhalla & Mountain Rivers region.