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Farm Firewise

Farm FireWise helps NSW rural landholders prepare for and prevent bush fires. Farm FireWise helps you plan ahead to protect yourself, your family and your property from the potential impact of bush and grass fires.

Grass Fires

Grass fires spread quickly and can threaten lives, property, crops and stock. Protect yourself.

Prepare Your Horse for Bush Fire

During bush fires, people put themselves and others at risk attempting to rescue horses at the last minute. Some refuse to evacuate or go to a safe place because of concern about their animals.

Neighbourhood Safer Places

Neighbourhood Safer Places are a place of last resort during a bush fireNeighbourhood Safer Places are a place of last resort during a bush fire emergency.

They are to be used when all other options in your bush fire survival plan can't be put into action safely.

You should be aware of any Neighbourhood Safer Places in your area, and note them in your bush fire survival plan before a bush fire occurs. You should also know how to get there, as well as alternate routes in case the road is blocked or too dangerous to drive on.

Not all areas will have a Neighbourhood Safer Place. If there is no Neighbourhood Safer Place in your area, you should identify other safer locations you can go to as a last resort. This might include a nearby home which is well prepared, a shopping centre or oval which is well away from the bush.

A Neighbourhood Safer Place is designed as a Place of Last Resort in bush fire emergencies only. Please note that travelling to or sheltering at a Neighbourhood Safer Place does not guarantee your safety.

Cootamundra-Gundagai Local Government Area

Title Type Location LGA
Coolac RFS Shed Building Coolac Road, Coolac Cootamundra-Gundagai
Gundagai Racecourse Open Space Oibell Drive, Gundagai Cootamundra-Gundagai
Muttama RFS Fire Shed Building Bridge Street, Muttama Cootamundra-Gundagai
Nangus RFS Fire Shed Building Nangus-Junee Road, Nangus Cootamundra-Gundagai
Tumblong NSW RFS Shed Building Adelong Road, Tumblong Cootamundra-Gundagai
Barry Grace Oval Open Space Hoskins Street, Wallenbeen Cootamundra-Gundagai
Bradman Oval Open Space Corner of Cutler Avenue and Northcott Avenue, Cootamundra Cootamundra-Gundagai
Fisher Park Open Space Crn Murray Street and Bourke Street, Cootamundra Cootamundra-Gundagai
Stockinbingal Recreation Ground Open Space Corner of O'Brien Street and Dudauman Street, Stockinbingal Cootamundra-Gundagai

Hilltops Local Government Area

Title Type Location LGA
Alfred Park Open Space Lachlan Street, Young Hilltops
Anderson Park Open Space Corner of Lynch Street and Lovell Street, Young Hilltops
Anzac Park Open Space Weedallion Street, Bribbaree Hilltops
Bendick Murrell Recreation Hall Building Bendick Murrell Street, Bendick Murrell Hilltops
Boorowa Recreation Park Open Space Market Street and Pudman Street, Boorowa Hilltops
CWA Park Open Space High Street, Galong Hilltops
Gus Smith Oval Open Space Trafalgar Street, Young Hilltops
Jugiong Polo Field Open Space Riverside Drive, Jugiong Hilltops
Kingsvale Fire Station Building Kingsvale Road, Kingsvale Hilltops
Koorawatha Tennis Courts Open Space Campbell Street, Koorawatha Hilltops
McLean Oval Open Space Corner of East & Binalong Street, Harden Hilltops
Monteagle Fire Station Open Space Victoria Street, Monteagle Hilltops
Murringo Hall Building Cnr Murringo Gap Road and Murringo Road, Murringo Hilltops
Reids Flat Showground Open Space Corner of Rose Street and Hibernia Street, Reids Flat Hilltops
Wagenbah Oval (Behind Wombat Sports Club) Open Space Rose Street, Wombat Hilltops

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