Category Archives: Bushfire safety

Bushfire Safety

Stock safety during bushfire

    Some simple protective measures can make a huge difference to stock safety during bushfire. The simplest is to plough 6m bare earth strips on each side of  fence lines. This can be done in a lull between fire … Continue reading

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The effects of 2 different types of bushfire safety advice

THE GREAT OTWAY NATIONAL PARK FIRE (Lorne bushfires), December 2015: fire in inaccessible bush, caused by lightning, out of control but moving slowly, giving time to prepare. Fire Danger Rating for Christmas Day SEVERE CFA urges residents to evacuate. 116 … Continue reading

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Pull together before to prevent bushfire tragedies

Australians pull together so well during and after tragedies. Why can’t we pull together BEFORE tragedies? Together gain the knowledge and do the work that can prevent them? Neighbour helping neighbour. Without the stimulus of drama. It has been shown … Continue reading

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Sheltering in place – safely.

. Bushfire authorities’ emergency warning safety information: ‘Too late to leave – shelter indoors’ advises people to “Shelter in a room that has a door and or a window to the outside – It is critical to keep an eye on what … Continue reading

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The aftermath of Lancefield escaped burn.

The Department of Environment, Land, Water  & Planning has asserted its commitment to working with communities to reduce the impact of planned burns on communities: ‘We aim … to plan our burns to put local communities first.’ For report, see ‘THE … Continue reading

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Don’t wait for a bushfire to appear

The next few days are predicted as severe bushfire weather. DON’T WAIT for a bushfire to appear before you prepare. NOW is the time to put your plan into action: whether it is to evacuate, defend or simply shelter. If your … Continue reading

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Bushfire safety for Christmas

YOU CAN GIVE BUSHFIRE SAFETY FOR CHRISTMAS. Acclaimed by fire authorities in Australia and overseas as the most comprehensive and authoritative book on the subject. Australian Fire Protection Association Community Safety Award.         The ready reference. CFA … Continue reading

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