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Yeppoon Danger and Warnings

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Personal security in Yeppoon, Queensland is generally considered to be adequate. However, like any other region in Australia, there are some dangers and warnings that residents or visitors should be aware of:

  • Criminal activity: While crime rates in Yeppoon are relatively low, residents and visitors should still take precautions to protect themselves and their belongings against theft or other types of criminal activity. This includes being aware of your surroundings, locking your doors and windows, and avoiding walking alone at night in unlit areas.
  • Marine stingers: During the summer months, marine stingers such as jellyfish and irukandji can be found in the waters around Yeppoon. Swimmers should take caution and follow the advice of the Australian Government on how to protect themselves from stings.
  • Bushfires: Yeppoon is located in an area that is prone to bushfires during the dry season. Residents and visitors should be aware of the potential for fires and take necessary precautions.
  • Extreme weather: The Yeppoon region can experience extreme weather conditions, including severe storms and cyclones. Visitors and residents should be aware of the forecast and take necessary precautions to protect themselves and their property.

If you are in Yeppoon and feel unsafe or require assistance, there are a number of local and national emergency services that you can contact:

  • Emergency services: Dial 000 for police, fire, or ambulance.
  • Queensland Police: https://www.police.qld.gov.au/
  • Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology: https://www.bom.gov.au/
  • Australian Marine Stinger Advisory Services: https://www.marinepests.gov.au/national-response-dealing-marine-pests-and-threats/marine-stingers
  • Queensland Fire and Emergency Services: https://www.qfes.qld.gov.au/

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