Due to air quality advice and current hazardous readings
from Environment Protection Authority Victoria, we have temporarily closed the
following pools and beach:
- Kardinia Aquatic Centre
- Lara Aquatic Centre
- Eastern Beach and children's pool
For the safety of our lifeguards, who are required
to spend significant periods of time outside, there will be no patrols at
outdoor pools or Eastern Beach. We advise against swimming at Eastern Beach
until air quality improves and lifeguard patrols resume.
EPA Victoria has advised people to stay indoors where
possible and keep windows and doors shut, switch air-conditioners to
'recirculate', cease unnecessary outdoor activities and keep pets indoors.
Anyone experiencing any health issues or breathing difficulties should seek
People can find
more information regarding air quality at www.epa.vic.gov.au/EPAAirWatch