Published on 03 November 2022
The Australian Warning System has been introduced allowing all emergency services to deliver consistent warning information across the country.
Most recently, these warnings have been used for bushfires. They will now be used for other hazards like flood, storm, cyclone, extreme heat and severe weather.
The three levels are
The new 3 level warning system is depicted by triangles in the colours of yellow, orange and red.
These icons will be used for warnings on state and territory agency websites and social media pages.
Fire Danger Ratings
The Australian Fire Danger Rating System (AFDRS) has been redesigned to communicate 4 levels of preparation or action. The levels are
The new warning systems are being rolled out across the country over the coming months.