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What services are available for those who don’t speak English?

No. Emergency Alert system issues voice and text warning messages in English.

Members of the community are encouraged to discuss emergency preparedness with family, friends and neighbours who do not speak English, so they are able to act if they receive a warning message.

Print advertising will be translated in up to 30 languages as well as frequently asked questions (FAQs). Radio and television has also been translated for the respective States and Territories as required.