Bushfire Action Month is held annually in October, to call upon the community to prepare their homes and families ahead of the bushfire season.
Throughout Bushfire Action Month a number of community events are held to help you prepare for bushfires. This includes street meets, property walk throughs and fire brigade open days, where volunteer firefighters and Bushfire Ready groups are on hand to offer advice about how to prepare and respond to bushfires.
Now is the time to get involved – it’s a great way to get to know your neighbours and discuss your plans if a bushfire threatens your suburb.
Ways you can prepare for bushfires include:
For more information about Bushfire Action Month and events happening in your area, contact your local fire brigade.