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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: ***

Burning Prohibited 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

July

Calendar for preparing your property (size 1.465kb)

August

Checklist - preparing your property  (size 201kb)

September

Bushfire Ready Plan (size 2.183kb)

October

Check your firebreaks (Shire of Chittering Firebreak Notice)

Checklist - preparing your property (size 200kb)

November

Bushfire Survival Plan (size 77kb)

December

Country Fire Authority (Fire safe e-learning campaign)

January

What is a total fire ban?

What is a harvest and vehicle movement ban?

February

What about the animals? (size 340kb)

March

Fire Danger Rating (size 81kb)

April

Winter Burning Guide (size 3.2mb)

May

Bushfire Homeowners Survival Manual (size 5.8mb)

June

Emergency kit (size 1.5mb)

 

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