Emergency AUS

Emergency AUS

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**UPDATE PENDING NOTICE: Thanks for your interest in EmergencyAUS. Please note a new version will be released mid 2014 which will include all upgrades for free. You may wish to consider holding off purchasing any new subscriptions as refunds will not be provided.**

Australians face disasters every year. When your time comes, how will you stay informed?
Emergency AUS - Delivers warning and incident information issued by official agencies across Australia.

Providing users real-time access to official warnings, incident reports and public Sensory Observations to aid in better decision making during emergencies and disasters.
By bringing together emergency information from over 20 official sources and accessing observations submitted by the public, Emergency AUS delivers unparalleled emergency intelligence to residents, tourists and visitors.
Features:
Official emergency information is sourced from state and territory emergency services and provided in real-time.
- View information on the map or in a list
- Sort lists by distance from your current location, time or event status
- National parity applied to warnings and incident terminology for a cohesive national and local picture
- Links provided back to the official source of information provided
- Access to state and territory warnings and Total Fire Ban notifications Australia wide
- Share information via your social media networks
- Multi hazard / multi risk incident and warnings information including
- Bushfire
- Structure Fire
- Planned Burns
- Flood
- Storm
- Cyclone
- Smoke hazard
- Hazardous Material
- Rescue
- Tsunami

Upgrade to paid version for:
- Multiple watch areas
- Additional watch area extended options
- Access emergency information in more than one State

Sensory Observations
Emergency AUS empowers the public to share comments and photos of emergency situations in real-time to help keep others informed. Observations of an emergency situation that you share or receive on issues including blocked roads, fire location, flood water depth, wind intensity can make all the difference in making a safe decision.
- Access public observations (including photos) to increase your awareness
- Share what you know about an emergency to help keep others informed
- All observations represented on the map to help assess what is relevant to you
- Observations submitted by sense (see, hear, feel, smell).
- Observation categories include incident observations, damage and loss observations and community to community support.
- Share observations via your social media networks

Watch Areas
- Set a watch areas to keep an eye on warnings and incidents in your area of interest
- Receive alerts directly to your phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Advanced double pass analysis provides the most comprehensive assessment of a warnings validity to your watch areas.

You cannot be sure you are free from harm's way by only using the information provided from Emergency AUS, and remember, your safety is your responsibility.

Built by GRIDSTONE, powered by RIPE Intelligence.

Powered by RIPE Intelligence's Australian emergency information network. Further integrated emergency information available at www.emergencyaus.info

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Recently changed in this version

1.1.1 Changes

- Notification list always updates correctly
- Adding watch zones uses more advanced geocoding
- Subscriptions now use more stable Google Play API
- A number of performance improvements and bug fixes

1.1 Changes

- Users can purchase annual subscriptions to receive data for additional States, as well as create extra watch zones
- New Google Maps. Now vector based for faster downloads, and allows camera to be tilted and rotated
- Improved event refresh time / uses much less data


Comments and ratings for Emergency AUS
  • (64 stars)

    by Rik Garth on 25/05/2014

    Watch zones should be free then I will give 5 stars and recommend to everyone. * A big bug is the notifications. I get a notification and straight away its grey. I look at current list then I click the 0 at top right to go back to notifications and its now empty. Great app but its got bugs and charge for what other apps have for free. * As I said ALL other apps have free watch zones. *** Notificat

  • (64 stars)

    by Tanya Matthews on 20/04/2014

    Not sending out alerts within 5 k's of my zone. Tried to send the following e-mail to report the problem and it too bounced back. Not good enough. Why would you pay to upgrade the app when the free one doesn't work??? Email text as follows: Hello, I just wanted to let you know I'm not receiving any alerts. Even during the Kilmore bush fires whilst there were heaps of incidents within 5 k's of my

  • (64 stars)

    by Bob Southwell on 12/03/2014

    Very well done

  • (64 stars)

    by Ian Whitford on 08/03/2014

    Allows me to know of any dangers near my whole family. Peace of mind when I'm away on fishing trip in the height of bushfire season.

  • (64 stars)

    by JAIS GEORGE on 02/03/2014

    Very useful. Samsung S3.

  • (64 stars)

    by Diana Remes on 16/02/2014

  • (64 stars)

    by Debb King on 11/02/2014