Update: Repatriation of evacuees – Jilkminggan

Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services

All residents of Jilkminggan have now returned home.

The last evacuees came home just after 4pm today.

“The community will be celebrating their homecoming with emergency service providers at a barbecue tonight,” Commander Janelle Tonkin said.

“With the water continuing to drop, the power on, the shop open, the tap water drinkable and everyone safely home, we can now consider this emergency over.

“My thanks once again to the greater community that came together through this operation.”

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