Are you bushfire prepared?

​​​​​​​Getting ready for bushfire season is everyone's responsibility. Our volunteers in the Bushfire Brigades, Fire & Rescue service and State Emergency Service as well as the Shire's own staff, Department of Fire & Emergency Services and Department of Parks & Wildlife all do a remarkable job to keep us safe. Getting your own property ready will assist them in the event of an emergency.

So what should I do?

First and foremost, comply with the Firebreak and Fuel Hazard Reduction Notice

Download and read the calendar for preparing your property.

Do not rely on scheme water during a bushfire, download​ Water Corporation bushfire information.

Download​ The Bushfire Preparation Toolkit from DFES.

Check out the fact sheets on the DFES website.

For further DFES resources on how to be prepared, including developing a bushfire action plan, putting​ together a bushfire survival kit and understanding emergency alerts and warnings, click here.​​

After reading these DFES publications, if you have any questions about being prepared, contact the Shire's Ranger and Emergency Services on 9771 7777.

Page reviewed: 23 Sep 2019 2:22pm