Australia, Wildfire, Level 3: Bush fires in several locations across Queensland – Australia

2023-10-24: According to reports from Tuesday (24 October), several severe bushfires are currently burning in Queensland. Dozens of people have been forced to evacuate from ares near Millmerran, Tara, and Kogan. Residents in Tara and Kogan are still being advised to leave their houses immediately. Several buildings have been destroyed in the fires thus far. The fire in Millmerran was nearly fully under control as of Tuesday morning (24 October, local time). A fire ban remains in place for dozens of regions across Queensland and further fires cannot be ruled out.
Travellers need to anticipate local road closures and should inform themselves about the current situation before undertaking overland journeys. Warnings and instructions of local authorities and media should be strictly followed.