ACT enters state of emergency as Namadgi bushfire continues to burn out of control

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ACT enters State of Emergency as Namadgi bushfire burns out of control

The last time a state of emergency was declared in the ACT was during the 2003 bushfires.

"This is the highest elevation that's possible under the emergency act and … allows for a declaration ahead of time to deal with an impending emergency," he said.The ACT has been in a state of alert for most of January, and is currently observing a total fire ban.Extra crews have been brought to the ACT from interstate to assist local firefighters over the weekend.

 

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Of course when it comes to ACT they’re quick to call it an emergency but when it was nationwide fires the capital was silent.

The CrimeMinisterMorrison is too busy sorting out a gas fracking deal with Santos and the China Light Company to worry about a mere bushfire. I’m sorry the fires are happening there. This is what Vic and NSW have been dealing with for months. Get angry. And then get angrier.

I heard the Crimeminister has moisturised and is on his way.

The management of our national parks has been deplorable and negligent.

How is it possible that we're not just throwing all our resources at this to put it out.

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