Power outages threaten Mallee

BUSHFIRES and prolonged blackouts during heatwaves are the biggest emergency threats faced by communities in the municipality, according to a Mildura Council document.

The council is updating its draft Municipal Relief and Recovery Plan, which has flagged disaster risk factors for local communities. 

Bushfire-prone areas have been listed for Red Cliffs, Ouyen, Murrayville, Underbool/Walpeup and Millewa communities. 

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