In A Bushfire Every Five Minutes Counts Especially Your Next Five Minutes
Bushfires are unpredictable and happen every year.
The single biggest killer is indecision.
To survive a bushfire you must be prepared to make your own decisions.
1 When will you know to leave?
2 Where will you go?
3 Which way will you go?
Having the Fire Chat is a great first step to protect your family.
However, have you considered what you would do if you are at work when a fire threatens?
Know the bushfire warning systems and how to use & respond to them
Download and read the PDF below to make sure you know the bushfire warning systems and where to find other important information.
To Prepare For Bushfires.
Below you'll find two simple steps and downloadable tools that will help you be informed and decide what to do in the event of a bushfire. They won't take long to complete and could help save the lives of your entire household.
Choose your bushfire plan
Fill out our quick questionnaire to help you decide whether you want to leave early or stay and defend in the event of a bushfire.
Answer yes, no or unsure to each question.
My Bushfire Plan
You answered 'no' or 'unsure' to one or more of the six questions, which means you must
Be Safe and Leave Early.
Download my Be Safe and Leave Early Fire Plan to complete my action plan, and prepare my property and emergency kit.
My Bushfire Plan
You answered 'yes' to all six questions which means you can choose to
Be Prepared to Stay and Defend
Download the items below to complete your action plan, then prepare your property, firefighting equipment and emergency kit.
Additional information and other links
My Local Fire Information and contacts
Police, Fire and Ambulance (for life threatening emergencies).
DFES Information line
13 DFES (13 3337)