b'WEATHER ALCOHOLThe success and enjoyment of a trip is often governed by RESTRICTIONSthe weather and seasonal climate of the destination IN CERTAINAREAST he tropical north and Central Australian areas are bestvisited in the winter months. Note alcohol Seasonal Road Closures are in place on many roads and restrictions whentracks in Victoria during winter months. travelling through and The Victorian Alps can have extremely cold weather and snow staying in variouseven in summer months. regions of Australia.Whilst towns and cities Check weather reports before you travel. have liquor laws Take note of approaching low pressure fronts that may bring relating to alcohol inrain, colder temperatures and destructive winds. public places there are It is safer to stay out of bush areas in times of high fire additional restrictionsdanger. that either ban or limitthe amount and type Do not travel into or stay in bush areas on Code Red days. ofalcohol you canNational Parks and reserves will be closed on declared Code take into someRed days. Aboriginal and Torres Use the VicEmergency app and information services to see if Strait Islanderthe area you intend to travel in is currently being impacted by communities.bushfire or planned burn operations. Restrictions are in Check with various state and territory outback road reports place for the healthfor closures andconditions after heavy rain in remote areas. and wellbeing of theseAn Internet search for road conditions will find these. communities. Finesand penalties apply forbreaching restrictions.Check State Govern-ment and town web-sites and localauthorities for morespecific information.41'