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Get Ready Weekend

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Get Ready Weekend (22-23 September 2018).

IT’S A FACT! If you follow the five simple steps to getting ready and have a bush fire survival plan you will reduce the risk to you and your home.

Working together we can all help make our communities safer this bush fire season.

Top five actions

Don't know where to start? You can:

Number 1Number 1TRIM
overhanging trees and shrubs.

Number 2Number 2MOW
your lawn and remove all the cut grass.

Number 3Number 3REMOVE
material that can burn around your home (e.g. door mats, wood piles, mulch, leaves, outdoor furniture).

Number 4Number 4CLEAR
and remove all the debris and leaves from the gutters surrounding your home.

Number 5Number 5PREPARE
a hose or hoses that can stretch all around the house.

Just a few small actions now could make all the difference if fire threatens your home.

Take a few moments out of your weekend to make a start towards preparing. It might be easier than you think!

Information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to change without notice.

If you cannot find your brigade on the above map, please see our brigade locations text table.