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Bush Fire Hazards

The simple rule is – if it's your property, it's your hazard and your responsibility.

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Latest News

2016 St Florian's Day awards

4 May is St Florian's Day, named after the Patron Saint of Firefighters. It's …

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Recruiting Now - Mitigation Cr …

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National Emergency Service Mem …

A memorial service has been held in Canberra to remember members of the fire …

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Hazard reduction

Smoke in your area could be from a hazard reduction, an important part of preparing for bush fires. You can check the location of these burns here.

Get ready for a bush fire

There are four simple steps to making a bush fire survival plan. Make yours today.