Useful Links

Providing you with helpful websites to keep up to date with local information and alerts whilst travelling our region

Main Roads Travel Map

Main Roads provides you with the latest road incident and impact information so that you can plan a safe and efficient road trip.

For more information, visit their website https://travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au/Home/Map

Department of Fire and Emergency

Check the latest bushfire warnings and updates to any areas you plan to travel at the Department of Fire & Emergency Services (DFES) – the government department that is responsible for fire and emergency services in Western Australia dfes.wa.gov.au and www.emergancy.wa.gov.au

If you plan to travel or stay near bushland, please be aware of potential risks that may occur during the bushfire season. Refer to the Bushfire Travellers Checklist from the DFES.

You can also check up-to-date news through Bushfire Information Hotline – call 1300 362 361

Bureau of Meteorology (Albany’s Weather)

Keep up to date with Albany's weather forecast during your stay with Australia's Bureau of Meteorology. http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/albany.shtml 

Parks and Wildlife Service

The Park Alerts System was developed by DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service to deliver alerts and updates directly related to the Parks they manage. https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au/

Information includes:

  • Park Closure & Updates
  • Bibbulmun Track conditions and updates
  • Cape to Cape Track conditions and updates
  • Munda Biddi Trail conditions and updates
  • Parks Trails and Road closures
  • Riverpark notifications and alerts

Fitzgerald National Park Road Closures and Updates

For information and alerts for the Fitzgerald National Park please contact the Parks and Wildlife Albany office on (08) 9842 4500 during office hours or contact the National Park Ranger.

Visit their website for the latest road closure report https://www.fitzgeraldcoast.com.au/explore/road-closures.aspx

Shark Alerts

View the latest reported sightings and tagged shark detections before you hit the water.  The website will help you switch on your Sea Sense by providing near real-time information of shark activity including current alerts and warnings.

For more information and real-time alerts visit https://www.sharksmart.com.au/

Western Australia's Department of Health

For more information and safety, updates visit https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/

Department of Fisheries

For up to date information on fishing licenses, guides, safety and more. Visit http://www.fish.wa.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx

Australia’s South West

Australia’s South West is the peak regional tourism organisation for the South West of Western Australia, which is made up of more than 1000km of breathtaking coastline, 24 national parks, towering forest, agriculturally rich land and beautiful natural formations.

For more information, visit their website https://www.australiassouthwest.com/

Bibbulmun Track

The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world’s great long-distance walk trails, stretching 1000km from Kalamunda in the Perth Hills, to Albany on the south coast, winding through the heart of the scenic South West of Western Australia.

For information on walking the track visit https://www.bibbulmuntrack.org.au/#

Munda Biddi Trail

The Munda Biddi Trail is a world-class, nature-based, off-road cycling experience. A unique trail where a 1000km track has been built through an undeveloped natural corridor from Mundaring to Albany.

For more information on the trail visit https://www.mundabiddi.org.au/