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Australia: All bush fires have been extinguished

The fire brigades in New South Wales and other states in southeast Australia were in continuous operation for around eight months. All bush fires have now been extinguished.

A total of 12.5 million hectares burned in Australia over a period of months, that is more than a third of the area of ​​Germany. 33 people and hundreds of thousands of animals died, 3000 houses were destroyed.

How long the situation will remain calm, however, is unclear. The bush fire season officially runs until the end of March. There are currently no travel restrictions.

Tips for visitors to Australia

Should new dangerous fires break out, travelers mustIt is essential to follow the instructions of the authorities.

If you want to go to Australia shortly, visit the website of the Fire brigades from New South Wales *, Queensland * and Victoria *, exactly where the sources of flames are. Information on the situation on the streets is provided by the Traffic authorities from New South Wales *, Victoria *, Queensland * ready.

ADAC members who are in need while on vacation and need help can contact the ADAC international emergency number (Tel .: +49 89 22 22 22) turn.

Australia relaxes visa rules for backpackers

Backpackers who top up their travel budgets with small odd jobs can now because of a visa easing in the wake of the bush fires twelve months instead of the previous six work in the same job. The government hopes that as many visitors as possible with working holiday visas * will help the residents of Australia with the clean-up and repair work in the fire areas.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs*

Australian Tourism Board Forest Fire Information Page *

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Text: KD. Photo: imago images / AAP.

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