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BUSHFIRES IN AUSTRALIA

BUSHFIRES IN AUSTRALIA

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs refers to the seven-day state of emergency that has been declared by the authorities of the New South Wales starting on 3 January 2020 following the bushfires affecting many states in Australia, especially the east coast of the country. Apart from the New South Wales, other badly-affected areas include Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

In view of the declaration of the state of emergency, the Ministry wishes to advise Malaysians intending to travel to the affected areas to defer non-essential travel for the time being until the situation improves. The Ministry also wishes to advise Malaysians in the affected areas to give utmost priority to safety and security, and follow instructions by local and regional authorities.

Malaysians requiring consular assistance may contact the High Commission of Malaysia in Canberra, the Consulate General of Malaysia in Melbourne, or the Consulate of Malaysia in Sydney as per the following contact details:-

HIGH COMMISSION OF MALAYSIA IN CANBERRA

7 Perth Avenue

Yarralumla ACT 2600

Canberra, Australia

Telephone: +612 61200300 / 310 or +614 16334901
E-mail :
mwcanberra@kln.gov.my

 

CONSULATE GENERAL OF MALAYSIA IN MELBOURNE

Level 1, No.  432 St Kilda Road

Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia

Telephone: +613 9573 5400 or +61 434 950 600

Email : mwmelbourne@kln.gov.my

 

CONSULATE OF MALAYSIA IN SYDNEY
67 Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill, NSW 2023
Sydney, Australia
Telephone: +61 02 9327 7596 or +61 02 9327 7565
Email : contact@ema.org.au

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

2 January 2020