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Burning and Ban Information

HARVEST, HOT WORKS & VEHICLE MOVEMENT BANS
are declared by the Local Government Area in accordance with section 24(c) of the Bush Fires Act 1954.

HHWVM Bans are shared on this webpage, via SMS, on the Shire Ban hotline (9576 0219) and in social media.

HHWVMB: ***

Restricted Period
1st October - 31st May
Burning Period
1st December - 31st March
Firebreaks Must be cleared by
16th October
And remain cleared until
31st May
Burning permits required
1st October - 30th November
1st April - 31st May

 

Handy Bush Fire Ready Links

Survival Plan Templates

 

It's not hard to be bush fire ready if you prepare throughout the year

September

   Bushfire Ready Plan (size 2.183kb)

October
November
December

  Country Fire Authority (Fire safe e-learning campaign)

February

  What about the animals? (size 340kb)

March
April
June

   Emergency kit (size 1.5mb)

 

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