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The Early Warning Network

The Early Warning Network (EWN) provides location based emergency alerts for severe thunderstorms, hail, bushfires, floods, tropical cyclones, tsunami, heavy rainfall, damaging winds and other threats. EWN monitors and tracks potentially dangerous weather systems and uses the network to alert people directly in the path of an event. More information can be found in the weather alerts FAQ and the support pages.

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EWN provides services to the Australian public, Government and largest Corporates saving both lives, millions of dollars in property damage and unnecessary disruption to business.

iPhone and Android Apps

Life saving capabilities for you, your family and those you care about.

  • Receive EWN alerts based on your physical location
  • View alerts, warning maps and radar
  • Alerts include all severe weather events, hailstorms, bushfires, tsunami and other events
  • Share warnings through your SMS and email contact lists, Facebook and Twitter
  • Use the Help Me button to instantly alert specific contacts with your location and contact details in case of emergency, stress or requirement for assistance
  • Upload and share geo-tagged images and video to the EWN Alerts Map, Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • View uploaded images on the EWN Alerts Map

  • Download the iPhone app | iTunes preview
  • Download the Android app

  • More information and help
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EWN manages custom alerting solutions such as flash flood alerts - where warnings are delivered to specific communities or locations vulnerable to flash or creek flooding. These can be triggered by remote sensors. Find out more from the Commercial Services links.

The Early Warning Network is a multi-channel emergency early warning system that provides the ability to instantly and simultaneously broadcast alerts and notifications to individuals or groups, over multiple communication mediums. The system is geographically aware: members receive alerts based on their registered address or mobile location via one of the Apps. This means those people needing the information, get it. Messages can be sent sensitive to physical locations (name, street, post code, town or map location) or any other grouping type EWN or an emergency authority designates.

Alerts are sent to:

  • EWN Website
  • Email
  • Push Notification to Apps
  • SMS
  • Landlines (text to voice)
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

EWN Situation Room

Live radar view of the country utilising imagery from the Bureau of Meteorology. The EWN Situation Room which includes bushfire alerts, traffic incidents and current EWN Alerts.

Latest Early Warning Network Alerts

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VIC Fire Watch & Act
VIC Fire Watch Act Issued For: Mordialloc, Braeside, Aspendale, Aspendale Gardens, Waterways, Edithvale Incident Location: MORDIALLOC Incident Name: WELLS RD Issued: 24/04/14 7:09 AM This is a Watch and Act message issued by Metropolitan Fire Br ... Read more...
WA Bushfire Watch & Act: Mount Clarence In the City of Albany
WA Bushfire Watch Act: Mount Clarence In the City of Albany Source: WA Department of Fire Emergency Services Wednesday 23 April 2014 - 6:01 PM ALERT LEVEL: A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in Watkins Road, Thomas Street and Bur ... Read more...