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Bushfire Update

Important Update at 10am, Saturday 25 January 2020

TOMAGA RIVER NOW OPEN

We are happy to report that our team at Tomaga River have been working hard and we are open and ready again to welcome guests.

As we are still in an active bushfire region, we ask that you check all warnings before travelling.

FIRE WARNING LEVELS: http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/fdr-and-tobans
RFS FIRES NEAR ME: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/fires-near-me
LIVE TRAFFIC: https://www.livetraffic.com
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/NSWRFS
AIR QUALITY: https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/air-quality

 

Important Update at 11am, Friday 24 January 2020

DO NOT TRAVEL TO TOMAGA RIVER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

PARKS OPEN: Riverbreeze and Wairo Beach are operational and welcoming guests, however all guests are encouraged to re-assess their need to travel to the NSW South Coast.

Tomaga River Holiday Park is CLOSED. Do not travel to this location. There is no power and supporting services and limited telecommunications to Tomaga River.

Guests with reservations at Tomaga River over the closed period will be contacted by Allswell Communities at the end of the Fire Emergency event. Guests will be provided with updates and are encouraged to check Allswell.com.au and our Park Facebook pages for the latest information. We may also be in contact via text SMS.

Guests seeking to make contact with Allswell Communities are encouraged to email [email protected], include Name, return phone number and reservation details.

Before you hit the road this summer, we strongly encourage all our guests to plan their journey and assess their own personal circumstances for safety. We’ve included some handy links below that will get you from Home to Holiday safely. As we say, the best journeys are well-planned journeys.

New South Wales travel advice:

Live traffic updates – https://www.livetraffic.com/desktop.html
Weather conditions – www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts
Rural Fire Service – https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information

NSWRFS TWITTER – https://twitter.com/NSWRFS
NSWRFS FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/nswrfs/

 

Important Update at 4:00pm, Thursday 23 January 2020

GUESTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RECONSIDER THEIR NEED TO TRAVEL TO: Riverbreeze, Tomaga River and Wairo Beach due to increased fire activity in this area

Before you hit the road this summer, we strongly encourage all our guests to plan their journey and assess their own personal circumstances for safety. We’ve included some handy links below that will get you from Home to Holiday safely. As we say, the best journeys are well-planned journeys.

New South Wales travel advice:

Live traffic updates – https://www.livetraffic.com/desktop.html
Weather conditions – www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts
Rural Fire Service – https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information

Guests will be provided with updates and are encouraged to check Allswell.com.au and our Facebook pages for the latest information. We may also be in contact via text SMS

 

Important Update at 4:00pm, Sunday 12 January 2020

DO NOT TRAVEL TO TOMAGA RIVER HOLIDAY PARK UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Tomaga River REMAINS CLOSED.

NOTICE ON RE-OPENING:
TOMAGA RIVER is anticipated to open on or before Tuesday 14th January 2020. This advice is subject to change at any time.

PARKS OPEN: Wairo Beach, Riverbreeze, Tall Timbers and Coastal Palms are now operational and welcoming guests.

Guests seeking to return to Tomaga River to collect belongings and possessions will be advised when it is safe to return. Our Park team are working hard to ensure essential services are restored, and that the park is safe and clean.

Guests affected by the Fire Emergency event with reservations over the closed period will be contacted by Allswell Communities. For Bush Fire reservation inquiries guests are encouraged to email [email protected], include Name, return phone number and reservation details.

Guests will be provided with daily updates and are encouraged to check AllswellCommunities.com.au and our Park Facebook pages for the latest information. We may also be in contact via text SMS.

 

Important Update at 4:30pm, Saturday 11 January 2020

DO NOT TRAVEL TO TOMAGA RIVER HOLIDAY PARK UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Tomaga River REMAINS CLOSED.

PARKS OPEN: Wairo Beach, Riverbreeze, Tall Timbers and Coastal Palms are now operational and welcoming guests. All guests are encouraged to re-assess their need to travel to NSW South Coast.

Guests seeking to return to Tomaga River to collect belongings and possessions will be advised when it is safe to return. Our Park team are working hard to ensure essential services are restored, and that the park is safe and clean. Due to changing conditions we are unable to provide guidance of an anticipated re-opening date.

Guests affected by the Fire Emergency event with reservations over the closed period will be contacted by Allswell Communities. For Bush Fire reservation inquiries guests are encouraged to email [email protected], include Name, return phone number and reservation details.

Guests will be provided with daily updates and are encouraged to check AllswellCommunities.com.au and our Park Facebook pages for the latest information. We may also be in contact via text SMS.

 

Important Update at 3:30pm, Friday 10 January 2020

DO NOT TRAVEL TO TOMAGA RIVER HOLIDAY PARK UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Tomaga River REMAINS CLOSED.

FIRE WARNING FROM NSW RURAL FIRE SERVICE: predicted fire spread for Friday 10 January 2020. Severe to Extreme fire danger is forecast for parts of NSW, including southern areas of the state. More info available; https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/predicted-fire-spread-for-friday-10-jan-2020

PARKS OPEN: Wairo Beach, Riverbreeze, Tall Timbers and Coastal Palms are now operational and welcoming guests. All guests are encouraged to re-assess their need to travel to NSW South Coast.

Guests seeking to return to Tomaga River to collect belongings and possessions will be advised when it is safe to return. Our Park team are working hard to ensure essential services are restored, and that the park is safe and clean. Due to changing conditions we are unable to provide guidance of an anticipated re-opening date.

Guests affected by the Fire Emergency event with reservations over the closed period will be contacted by Allswell Communities. For Bush Fire reservation inquiries guests are encouraged to email [email protected], include Name, return phone number and reservation details.

Guests will be provided with daily updates and are encouraged to check AllswellCommunities.com.au and our Park Facebook pages for the latest information. We may also be in contact via text SMS.

 

Important Update at 5pm, Thursday 9 January 2020:

DO NOT TRAVEL TO TOMAGA RIVER HOLIDAY PARK UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Tomaga River REMAINS CLOSED.

PARKS OPEN: Wairo Beach, Riverbreeze, Tall Timbers and Coastal Palms are now operational and welcoming guests. All guests are encouraged to re-assess their need to travel to NSW South Coast.

Guests seeking to return to Tomaga River to collect belongings and possessions will be advised when it is safe to return. Our Park team are now readying Tomaga River to reopen by making sure essential services are restored, and that the park is safe and clean before welcoming guests back.

Guests affected by the Fire Emergency event with reservations over the closed period will be contacted by Allswell Communities. For Bush Fire reservation inquiries guests are encouraged to email [email protected], include Name, return phone number and reservation details.

Guests will be provided with daily updates and are encouraged to check AllswellCommunities.com.au and our Park Facebook pages for the latest information. We may also be in contact via text SMS.

 

Important Update at 4pm, Wednesday 8 January 2020:

DO NOT TRAVEL TO TOMAGA RIVER HOLIDAY PARK UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Tomaga River REMAINS CLOSED.

PARKS OPEN: Wairo Beach, Riverbreeze, Tall Timbers and Coastal Palms are now operational and welcoming guests. All guests are encouraged to re-assess their need to travel to NSW South Coast.

Guests seeking to return to Tomaga River to collect belongings and possessions will be advised when it is safe to return. Our immediate priority is to make Tomaga River safe, and ensure our Park has the infrastructure and facilities operational to support guests.

Guests affected by the Fire Emergency event with reservations over the closed period will be contacted by Allswell Communities. For Bush Fire reservation inquiries guests are encouraged to email [email protected], include Name, return phone number and reservation details.

Guests will be provided with daily updates and are encouraged to check AllswellCommunities.com.au and our Park Facebook pages for the latest information. We may also be in contact via text SMS

 

Important Update at 1pm, Tuesday 7 January 2020:

DO NOT TRAVEL TO WAIRO BEACH AND TOMAGA RIVER HOLIDAY PARK UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Wairo Beach and Tomaga River REMAIN CLOSED.

 

PARKS OPEN: Riverbreeze, Tall Timbers and Coastal Palms are now operational and welcoming guests.

 

Guests seeking to return to any Park to collect belongings and possessions will be advised when it is safe to return. Our immediate priority is to make each Park safe, complete impact assessments and re-establish critical services (Telecommunications/ Electricity).

 

Guests affected by the Fire Emergency event with reservations over the closed period will be contacted by Allswell Communities. For Bush Fire reservation inquiries guests are encouraged to email [email protected], include Name, return phone number and reservation details.

 

Guests will be provided with daily updates and are encouraged to check AllswellCommunities.com.au and our Park Facebook pages for the latest information. We may also be in contact via text SMS.

Important Update at 2pm, Monday 6 January 2020:

DO NOT TRAVEL TO THE FOLLOWING PARKS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

  • WAIRO BEACH HOLIDAY PARK
  • TOMAGA RIVER HOLIDAY PARK
  • RIVERBREEZE HOLIDAY PARK

GUESTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RECONSIDER THEIR NEED TO TRAVEL TO THE FOLLOWING PARKS:

  • TALL TIMBERS CARAVAN PARK
  • COASTAL PALMS HOLIDAY PARK

 

Wairo Beach, Tomaga River and Riverbreeze Holiday Park REMAIN CLOSED. Tall Timbers and Coastal Palms remain impacted with poor air quality and smoke and ash present in the local environment. Guests are encouraged to re-assess their need to travel to NSW South Coast.

Guests seeking to return to any Park to collect belongings and possessions will be advised when it is safe to return. Our immediate priority is to make each Park safe, complete impact assessments and re-establish critical services (Telecommunications/ Electricity).

Guests affected by the Fire Emergency event with reservations over the closed period will be contacted by Allswell Communities at the end of the Fire Emergency event. For urgent inquiries guests are encouraged to email [email protected], include Name, return phone number and reservation details.

Guests will be provided with daily updates and are encouraged to check AllswellCommunities.com.au and our Park Facebook pages for the latest information. We may also be in contact via text SMS.

Important Update at 2pm, Sunday 5 January 2020:

DO NOT TRAVEL TO THE FOLLOWING PARKS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

  • WAIRO BEACH HOLIDAY PARK
  • TOMAGA RIVER HOLIDAY PARK
  • RIVERBREEZE HOLIDAY PARK

 

GUESTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RECONSIDER THEIR NEED TO TRAVEL TO THE FOLLOWING PARKS:

  • TALL TIMBERS CARAVAN PARK
  • COASTAL PALMS HOLIDAY PARK

 

Wairo Beach, Tomaga River and Riverbreeze Holiday Park REMAIN CLOSED. Tall Timbers and Coastal Palms remain at a heightened level of alert and guests are encouraged to delay travel to these Parks.

Guests are encouraged to re-assess their need to travel to NSW South Coast. Guests affected by the Fire Emergency event with reservations over the closed period will be contacted by Allswell Communities at the end of the Fire Emergency event.

Guests will be provided with daily updates and are encouraged to check allswell.com.au and our Park Facebook pages for the latest information. We may also be in contact via text SMS.

Guests seeking to make contact with Allswell Communities are encouraged to email [email protected], include Name, return phone number and reservation details.

Important Update at 10am, Friday 3 January 2020

DO NOT TRAVEL TO THE FOLLOWING PARKS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

  • WAIRO BEACH HOLIDAY PARK
  • TOMAGA RIVER HOLIDAY PARK
  • TALL TIMBERS CARAVAN PARK
  • COASTAL PALMS HOLIDAY PARK
  • RIVERBREEZE HOLIDAY PARK

Wairo Beach Holiday Park, Tomaga River Holiday Park, Tall Timbers Holiday Park, Coastal Palms Holiday Park and Riverbreeze Holiday Park are CLOSED. Do not travel to these locations, guests are encouraged to re-assess their need to travel to NSW South Coast.

Access to these holiday parks is restricted. Roads surrounding the NSW South Coast are heavily congested with limited and or no access. There is no power and supporting services and limited telecommunications at each location.

We recommend regular checks of NSW Rural Fire Service, Live Traffic NSW for the most up-to date information. We may also be in contact via text SMS.

NSW Government Disaster Assistance (click here to visit website)

The Disaster Welfare Assistance Line is currently open every day – 1800 018 444 from 8:30am – 4:30pm

Evacuation Centres OPEN

Eurobodalla LGA

  • Hanging Rock Sports Club Function Centre, Hanging Rock Place, Batemans Bay NSW 2536 – open 8am to 8pm, until further notice
  • Moruya Basketball Stadium (within Moruya Showground), Albert Street, Moruya NSW 2537 – open from 8am on 31 December 2019, until further notice
  • Narooma Leisure Centre, 100 Bluewater Drive, Narooma NSW 2546 – open from 8am on 31 December 2019, until further notice

Bega Valley Shire LGA

  • Bega Showground, High Street, Bega NSW 2550 – open until further notice
  • Eden Fishermans Club – 217 Imlay Street Eden NSW 2551 -open 9am to 5pm
  • Merimbula Club Sapphire,  119 Main St, Merimbula  NSW  2548 – open until further notice

City of Shoalhaven LGA

  • Ulladulla Civic Centre – 81B Princes Highway, Ulladulla NSW 2539 – open until further notice
  • Bomaderry Bowling Club – 154 Meroo Street, Bomaderry  NSW 2541 – open 7am to 7pm
  • St Georges Basin Country Club – 11 Paradise Beach Road, Sanctuary Point NSW  2540 – open 7am to 7pm

 

Important update: Allswell Communities: Tomaga River Holiday Park, Riverbreeze Holiday Park and Wairo Beach Holiday Park at 10am, Thursday 2 January 2020. DO NOT TRAVEL TO TOMAGA RIVER HOLIDAY PARK, RIVERBREEZE HOLIDAY PARK AND WAIRO BEACH HOLIDAY PARK UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. ADVICE FROM NSW RURAL FIRE SERVICE – TOURIST LEAVE ZONE DOWNLOAD Tourist Leave Zones South Coast (PDF) Access to our three holiday parks (Tomaga River Holiday Park, Riverbreeze Holiday Park and Wairo Beach Holiday Park) is currently restricted. Roads surrounding the NSW South Coast are heavily congested with limited and or no access. There is no power and supporting services and limited telecommunications at each location. We recommend regular checks of NSW Rural Fire Service, Live Traffic NSW and our website for the most up-to date information. We may also be in contact via text SMS.   Before you hit the road this summer, we strongly encourage all our guests to plan their journey and assess their own personal circumstances for safety. We’ve included some handy links below that will get you from Home to Holiday safely. As we say, the best journeys are well-planned journeys. We recommend prior to departure checking your email for any important updates from Allswell Communities. We may also be in contact via text message.

Wairo Beach Holiday Park

We advise anyone presently in or expecting to visit Wairo Beach to view all appropriate warnings and assess the risk, their personal circumstances and consider avoiding the area.

New South Wales travel advice:

Live traffic updates – https://www.livetraffic.com/desktop.html Weather conditions – www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts Rural Fire Service – https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information

Queensland travel advice:

Live traffic updates – https://qldtraffic.qld.gov.au/ Weather conditions – www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts Rural Fire Service –  https://www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map/Pages/default.aspx