There are many different factors that will affect how you and your family respond to a bushfire in your area. A great way to make sure you are prepared is to complete a NSW Rural Fire Service Bushfire Survival Plan! Step number 1 in doing that? Visit the NEW MyFirePlan website and check your postcode for local threats!
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The 2014, Volume 36, No 2 Edition of the Bushfire Bulletin has been released and at 88 pages its a big one! Excellent coverage of the major fires from last year and many other great stories throughout.
There are now only nine weekends left until the start of the Bushfire Danger Period on October 1!. This means there is limited time to plan and conduct pile burns, hazard reductions and bonfires without needing a permit from the NSW RFS.
People living in bush fire prone areas are encouraged to have their say on new vegetation clearing laws, designed to make homes safer during bush fire season.
The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is inviting public feedback on a draft Code of Practice for the new 10/50 vegetation clearing laws that will soon come into effect. Click here to view (59Kb)