Yorke Peninsula Visitor Guide : 2015 2016 Yorke Peninsula Visitor Guide
45 2015 2016 New Year’s Day Thursday 1 January Friday 1 January Australia Day Monday 26 January Tuesday 26 January Adelaide Cup Monday 9 March Monday 14 March Good Friday Friday 3 April Friday 25 March Easter Monday Monday 6 April Monday 28 March ANZAC Day Saturday 25 April Monday 25 April Queen’s Birthday Monday 8 June Monday 13 June Labour Day Monday 5 October Monday 3 October Christmas Day Friday 25 December Monday 26 December* Proclamation Day Monday 28 December Tuesday 27 December 2015 Term 1 27 January–10 April Term 2 27 April–3 July Term 3 20 July–25 September Term 4 12 October–11 December 2016 Term 1 1 February–15 April Term 2 2 May–8 July Term 3 25 July–30 September Term 4 17 October–16 December PUBLIC HOLIDAYS SCHOOL TERMS *additional day as 25 December falls on a Sunday useful information | yorkepeninsula.com.au STAYING SAFE Phone 13 14 44 for police assistance or phone 000 for all emergencies. See the town facilities directory on page 48 of this guide for the locations of local police stations. THE CREAM OF THE CROP The SA Tourism Awards recognise excellence in South Australian tourism. Awards are bestowed on those tourism experiences judged to be the most outstanding and of the highest quality from those who nominated. Visitors can book award-winning Yorke Peninsula tourism experiences with confidence when planning their next escape. The 2014 Tourism Award winners in Yorke Peninsula are: • Aboriginal Cultural Tours • cu@wallaroo • Yondah Beach House For more information on the SA Tourism Awards visit www.satourismawards.com.au CLIMATE Spring Summer Autumn Winter Average maximum temperature 22°C 30°C 23°C 16°C Average minimum temperature 10°C 15°C 12°C 7°C FIRE DANGER During the Fire Danger Season, generally from 15 November to 30 April, there are strict conditions for lighting any fire, including a campfire. On Total Fire Ban Days all fires are banned. Avoid severe penalties by checking www.cfs.sa .gov.au before lighting any fires. On days of high fire danger where high temperatures, wind and low humidity are forecast, know your risk and what you need to do to stay safe in the event of a fire. Download the CFS FireApp or use the CFS Facebook page to stay informed. Monitor the daily weather forecast and Fire Danger Ratings and listen for warning messages from the CFS on your local radio station. Further bushfire safety information is available by contacting the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361 (TTY 13 36 77) or visit www.cfs.sa.gov.au EMERGENCY BROADCASTING ABC broadcasts official warnings from emergency agencies at regular intervals on ABC Local Radio, ABC News 24 and via Twitter @abcemergency. For ABC Local Radio frequencies phone 13 99 94 or go to www.abc.net.au/emergency. 891 ABC Adelaide is also available via the ABC Radio mobile app. Get the South Australian Guide on your mobile Scan this Quick Response code with your smart phone to access all the information you need during your travels. Data fees may apply. Share your Yorke Peninsula holiday photos and experiences... Scan this Quick Response code with your smart phone to share or visit www.facebook.com/YorkePeninsulaTourism Data fees may apply.
2014 Yorke Peninsula Visitor Guide