Fires

Fires

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The Fire Danger Period has commenced and fire restrictions now in force.
Permits to burn during this time will NOT be issued by Council.
For more information visit the CFA website.

Fire Danger Period

Fire Danger Period

CFA declares the fire danger period each year in the lead up to the fire season.
Preparing your property

Preparing your property

Property owners have a responsibility to prepare and maintain their property.
Open air burning outside the Fire Danger Period

Open air burning outside the Fire Danger Period

A permit is required if you wish to burn within a Fire Restriction Zone.
Check the Total Fire Bans and Ratings

Check the Total Fire Bans and Ratings

Total Fire Ban information direct from the CFA.

Municipal Fire Management Plan

The Municipal Fire Management Plan identifies possible fire threats in our municipality, ways to protect life and reduce property loss.

It also outlines what our community sees as the most important risks in our environment and includes actions plans to tackle these risks, including:

  • Creating refuges – especially the family home.
  • Isolating known causes of fire.
  • Safe roads and used rail reserves.
  • The effects of fire on our municipality and community.
  • Protection of:
  • Small townships
  • Essential services
  • Important community assets
Municipal Emergency Management Plan

Municipal Emergency Management Plan

The economic and social effects of emergencies including loss of life, destruction of property, and dislocation of communities are inevitable. Coping with hazards gives our reason and focus for planning. Hazards exist within all communities whether they...