Fire management planning on farms involves protecting your assets and your people.
Landowners and farm managers have a legal responsibility for the safety of all people living, working or visiting their properties.
Farmers and landowners in bushfire risk areas have a particular responsibility to prepare for bushfire. Having a written plan is the best way to do this.
Grain harvesting and paddock operations need to be suspended when the Grassland Fire Danger Rating (GFDI) exceeds 35. The Voluntary Grain Harvesting Guide (PDF393k) provides guidance and a table for calculating the local GFDI using the local weather readings.