Mid Lachlan Valley
The Mid Lachlan Valley Team (MLVT) is located in the Central West of NSW and combines the Rural Fire Districts of Forbes, Lachlan, Parkes and Weddin and commenced operations on 1 July 2001. The Team Headquarters is based in Forbes and the major towns of Condobolin, Parkes and Grenfell form the local government centres within the area. The total population is approximately 36,000. The MLVT area is predominantly used for primary production including crops such as wheat, barley, oats and canola and stock production. There is also significant mining in the area with several operating mines and plans for future development. The Team covers 29,058 square km including 544 sq kms under the control of State Forests, 369 sq kms of National Park and 27342 sq kms of private land.
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Plan and prepare
Prepare your home, your family and yourself for bush and grass fires
Hazard reduction is an important part of preparing for bush fires. If you see smoke, it could be from a hazard reduction. You can check the location of these activities here
About our area
Meet the staff and find out more about the Mid Lachlan Valley Team
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