Information on Firebreaks, Fuel Hazard Reduction and what you need to do to prevent and prepare for emergencies.
Variation to Firebreak Orders
For further information on Variation to Firebreak Orders, refer to pages 20 to 22 of the Shire's current Firebreak Notice.
To apply for a variation please call 9526 1111 and request a Variation to Firebreak Order Kit or fill out the request form below and return it to the Shire.
Bushfire Management Plans
If your property has a bushfire management plan approved as part of a subdivision or planning application, there may be additional firebreak and fuel hazard reduction requirements. Further information on bushfire management plans can be found below.
Fuel Hazard Reduction
Hazard Reduction Burning and Permits
Application for Shire Verge Burning
Fire Danger Ratings, Total Fire Bans and Harvest and Vehicle Movement Bans
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) links below provide information on what the different fire danger ratings mean, as well as explaining total fire bans and harvest and vehicle movement bans. For further information on what you can and cannot do during 'very high' fire danger days please refer to page 20 of the Shire's current Firebreak Notice.
Preparing Your Property and Family for Emergencies
Bushfires - Prepare, Act, Survive
DFES has a range of resources available to assist in preparing your property and family for bushfires.