Know what you can and can’t do without a permit.
If you live in a rural or regional area it’s likely you don’t need a permit to clear trees, branches and scrub from around your home.
Reducing the vegetation around your home is one of the most important things you can do to keep your home safe in a bushfire.
Check rules for your area online with the Vegetation clearing tool
Check. Clear. Prepare.
Clearing up around your house in preparation for the fire season has never been so easy. Get on with it!
Learn how to make your home safer
- Download the 10/30-10/50 flyer (PDF 493k) or call the Victorian Bushfire Information Line on 1800 240 667.
- Preparing for bushfire - 10/30 Rule, 10/50 Rule and fence line clearing Frequently asked questions (PDF 114k) | Word version (DOC 99k)