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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: ***

TOTAL FIRE BANS
are declared by DFES.  Check DFES for Total Fire Bans

TFB: ***

Understanding Total Fire Bans (50 second video)

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 1.165kb)

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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