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Audio versions of summer fire safety information for people who need or prefer their information in audio.

To download an audio file, right click the link and select 'Save Target As' or 'Save Link as'.

Your Guide to Survival

Aug 2014
Your Guide to Survival

A variety of quick guide information to help you plan and prepare for summer fire season.

Can I Can't I brochure

July 2013
Bushfire Alerts Messages and Warnings
Explains the three bushfire alert levels and the different ways of getting information to help you stay safe.

Download MP3 - 1mb

Go to the About Warnings page

Fire Danger rating brochure

October 2010
Fire Danger Ratings
Understand how the Fire Danger Rating Scale will alert you to danger so you can take action.

Audio version

Download MP3 - 3mb

Visit the About Fire Danger Ratings page

Can I Can't I brochure

August 2012
Can I Can't I
Explains fire restrictions for Total Fire Ban days and during the Fire Danger Period.

An introduction to Can I Can't I

Frequently asked questions

  1. Can I have a barbeque, light a campfire or light a fire for warmth or comfort. (MP3 1mb)
  2. Can I set up and light a fire to operate a barbecue or a spit at outdoor functions? (MP3 881kb)
  3. Can I light a fire in the open air for burning off grass, stubble, weeds, undergrowth or other vegetation? (MP3 597kb)
  4. Can I drive a vehicle in places where the vehicle will be in contact with crops, grass, stubble,weeds, undergrowth or other vegetation? (MP3 477kb)
  5. Can I use a chainsaw, plant or grass trimmer or lawn mower? (MP3 762kb)
  6. Can I carry out activities including: welding, grinding, charring, soldering or gas cutting, relocating bee, extracting honey, rail maintenance, heating bitumen? (MP3 1mb)
  7. Can I use an incinerator? (MP3 557kb)
  8. Can I use self-propelled farm machinery, tractors, slashers, earth-moving, excavating or roadmaking machines propelled by a heat engine within 9 metres of any crops, grass, undergrowth or other vegetation? (MP3 741kb)

Download An introduction to Can I Can't I (MP3 680kb)

Visit the Can I Can't I page

Grassfire factsheet

October 2011
Grassfires
Know how to protect yourself and your property from grassfires.

Audio Version

Visit the Grassfires page

Preventing Haystack Fires brochure

October 2011
Preventing Haystack Fires
Learn what causes haystack fires, how to minimise the risk of haystack fires and protect your assets, and what to do if hay is heating.

Audio version

Download MP3 - 4mb

Visit Hay and fire safety page

Horses and Bushfires factsheet

October 2011
Horses and Bushfires
A quick reference guide for horse owners to plan for the safety and survival of their horses.

Audio version

Download MP3 - 3mb

Visit Horses and Bushfires page

Pets and Bushfires factsheet

October 2011
Pets and Bushfires
If you live near bush, grassland or coastal areas, you need to develop a Bushfire Survival Plan that includes your pets.

Audio version

Download MP3 - 3mb

Visit Pets and Bushfires page

Fire Ready Kit cover

October 2011
Fire Ready Kit
Request a CD of the audio version or DAISY version of the FireReady Kit by calling the VicEmergency Hotline (1800 226 226)

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Fire safety messages recorded in multiple languages

English

Warnings and information
Listen or download (MP3 865K) download transcript (Word Doc 32k)
Total fire bans
Listen or download (MP3 723K) download transcript (Word Doc 32k)
Fire danger ratings
Listen or download (MP3 882K) download transcript (Word Doc 32k)
Home bushfire advice service
Listen or download (MP3 730K) download transcript (Word Doc 33k)

Free CFA session for your club or group
Listen or download (MP3 867K)  download transcript (Word Doc 32k)

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Arabic

Warnings and information
Listen or download (MP3 2mb)
Total fire bans
Listen or download (MP3 933K)
Fire danger ratings
Listen or download (MP3 1mb)
Home bushfire advice service
Listen or download (MP3 1mb)
Free CFA session for your club or group
Listen or download (MP3 1mb)

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Cantonese

Warnings and information
Listen or download (MP3 924K)
Total fire bans
Listen or download (MP3 948K)
Fire danger ratings
Listen or download (MP3 938K)
Home bushfire advice service
Listen or download (MP3 953K)
Free CFA session for your club or group
Listen or download (MP3 953K)

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Mandarin

Warnings and information
Listen or download (MP3 948K)
Total fire bans
Listen or download (MP3 926K)
Fire danger ratings
Listen or download (MP3 943K)
Home bushfire advice service
Listen or download (MP3 920K)
Free CFA session for your club or group
Listen or download (MP3 937K)

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Greek

Warnings and information
Listen or download (MP3 965K)
Total fire bans
Listen or download (MP3 930K)
Fire danger ratings
Listen or download (MP3 953K)
Home bushfire advice service
Listen or download (MP3 939K)
Free CFA session for your club or group
Listen or download (MP3 953K)

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Italian

Warnings and information
Listen or download (MP3 913K)
Total fire bans
Listen or download (MP3 913K)
Fire danger ratings
Listen or download (MP3 937K)
Home bushfire advice service
Listen or download (MP3 907K)
Free CFA session for your club or group
Listen or download (MP3 951K)

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Vietnamese

Warnings and information
Listen or download (MP3 924K)
Total fire bans
Listen or download (MP3 906K)
Fire danger ratings
Listen or download (MP3 936K)
Home bushfire advice service
Listen or download (MP3 907K)
Free CFA session for your club or group
Listen or download (MP3 938K)

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