Following advice from the Environmental Protection Agency Victoria and
Life Saving Victoria, the City today locked the Eastern Beach children’s pool and
cancelled lifeguard patrolling along the swimming beach.
Community members are urged to avoid swimming in this area until it officially
Smoke from the east Gippsland fires has impacted air quality across
Victoria, leading EPA Victoria to advise those with sensitivity to air
pollution to avoid physical activity outdoors.
Eastern Beach will remain closed pending further advice from EPA
Life Saving Victoria has also closed other patrolled beaches to protect
the health of their lifeguards.
Updates regarding Eastern Beach will be posted online at www.geelongaustralia.com.au
Up to date information regarding air quality can be found at www.emergency.vic.gov.au
or via the Vic Emergency app