Plan and Prepare

CFA has a wide range of publications to help you plan and prepare for fires all year round.

Emergency Information for the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing Victorians (AUSLAN) is available here.

 

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11 Oct 2021

Can I or Can't I? (pdf 1.5MB)

Explains fire restrictions for Total Fire Ban days and during the Fire Danger Period.

Can I or Can't I? (pdf 1.5MB)

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1 Jun 2021

Your Guide to Property Preparation (pdf 2.1MB)

Find out if your property is at risk of fire and how to get your house and garden ready before the fire season.

Your Guide to Property Preparation (pdf 2.1MB)

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17 May 2021

Your Home Fire Safety Booklet (PDF 3.4MB)

Practise your home escape plan

Your Home Fire Safety Booklet (PDF 3.4MB)

Smoke-alarms-A5-2021

1 May 2021

Smoke Alarms (pdf 362.6KB)

All residential properties in Victoria must have working smoke alarms.

Smoke Alarms (pdf 362.6KB)

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1 Jan 2021

Fire Ready Kit (pdf 3.5MB)

Guide on being Fire Ready

Fire Ready Kit (pdf 3.5MB)

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1 Dec 2020

Fire Ready Guide for Community Workers (pdf 1.6MB)

How to support your clients with their fire preparation and planning

Fire Ready Guide for Community Workers (pdf 1.6MB)

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1 Dec 2020

Your Guide to Survival (Version 5) (pdf 1.3MB)

A shorter version of our Fire Ready Kit. This ‘go to guide’ informs you on information such as how to stay informed on fire risk days, why you should leave early, what information to gather ahead of fire season for you and your family, understand wha ...

Your Guide to Survival (Version 5) (pdf 1.3MB)

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1 Nov 2019

On the Land - Agricultural Fire Management Guidelines (PDF 5.4MB)

On the Land is an important resource for farmers, land and plantation owners or managers, bush block owners, rural educators, government and industry. It is especially valuable for landholders in the process of property planning, or for those who are ...

On the Land - Agricultural Fire Management Guidelines (PDF 5.4MB)

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1 Oct 2019

Smoke Alarm Ideographic (pdf 466.5KB)

Layout and maintenance assistance for smoke alarms

Smoke Alarm Ideographic (pdf 466.5KB)

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1 Sep 2019

Farm Fire Safety Checklist (pdf 492KB)

Protect your assets, home and family

Farm Fire Safety Checklist (pdf 492KB)

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1 Sep 2019

Fires on the Farm (pdf 166.8KB)

Reduce the impact of fires on your property by being aware of what you can do to protect your assets

Fires on the Farm (pdf 166.8KB)

copy of presenting haystack fires brochure

1 Sep 2019

Preventing Haystack Fires (pdf 100.6KB)

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

Preventing Haystack Fires (pdf 100.6KB)

Factsheet-Candle-Oil-Burner-and-Incense-Safety

1 Aug 2019

Candle, Oil Burner and Incense Safety (pdf 63.7KB)

Fact Sheet

Candle, Oil Burner and Incense Safety (pdf 63.7KB)

Factsheet-Electrical

1 Aug 2019

Electricity (pdf 90.9KB)

Fact Sheet

Electricity (pdf 90.9KB)

Factsheet-Fire-Blankets

1 Aug 2019

Fire Blankets (pdf 109KB)

Fact Sheet

Fire Blankets (pdf 109KB)

Factsheet-Heating

1 Aug 2019

Heating (pdf 70.6KB)

Fact Sheet

Heating (pdf 70.6KB)

Factsheet-Home-Fire-Escape-Plan

1 Aug 2019

Home Fire Escape Plan (pdf 156.3KB)

Fact Sheet

Home Fire Escape Plan (pdf 156.3KB)

Factsheet-Home-Security

1 Aug 2019

Home Security vs Fire Safety (pdf 45.7KB)

Fact Sheet

Home Security vs Fire Safety (pdf 45.7KB)

Factsheet-Kitchen

1 Aug 2019

Kitchen Cooking (pdf 78.5KB)

Fact Sheet

Kitchen Cooking (pdf 78.5KB)

Factsheet-Laundry

1 Aug 2019

Laundry Safety (pdf 76.1KB)

Fact Sheet

Laundry Safety (pdf 76.1KB)

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1 Sep 2018

Are you burning off safely? (pdf 1.1MB)

Tips to ensure your burning-off is done as safely as possible

Are you burning off safely? (pdf 1.1MB)

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1 Sep 2018

Fire Danger Ratings / Know Your District (pdf 159KB)

Understand how the Fire Danger Rating Scale can alert you to danger so you can take action. Includes a map of the Fire Danger Ratings districts with a list of municipalities in each district.

Fire Danger Ratings / Know Your District (pdf 159KB)

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1 Sep 2018

Horses and Bushfires (pdf 238.5KB)

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

Horses and Bushfires (pdf 238.5KB)

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1 Sep 2018

Pets and Bushfires (pdf 114.3KB)

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

Pets and Bushfires (pdf 114.3KB)

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1 Aug 2018

Leaving Early Bushfire Plan (pdf 1.7MB)

Leaving early is the safest option to protect yourself and your family

Leaving Early Bushfire Plan (pdf 1.7MB)

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1 Jan 2017

Voluntary Grain Harvesting Guide (pdf 396.7KB)

This guide applies to all grain harvesting and grain handling operations that occur "in the paddock", including operation of grain harvesters, operation of vehicles involved in transporting grain, grain dryers and grain augers.

Voluntary Grain Harvesting Guide (pdf 396.7KB)

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1 Dec 2016

Private Bushfire Shelters in Victoria (pdf 690.5KB)

A guide for siting, landscaping and use

Private Bushfire Shelters in Victoria (pdf 690.5KB)

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1 Nov 2016

Grass Fires Fact Sheet - Rural (pdf 1.6MB)

General Information to help you know how to protect yourself and your property from grassfires if you live in rural areas.

Grass Fires Fact Sheet - Rural (pdf 1.6MB)

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1 Nov 2016

Grassfires Fact Sheet - Urban (pdf 884.1KB)

General Information to help you know how to protect yourself and your property from grassfires if you live near cities and towns.

Grassfires Fact Sheet - Urban (pdf 884.1KB)

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1 Nov 2016

Know your Total Fire Ban district (pdf 162.8KB)

The Total Fire Ban and Fire Danger Ratings districts have been updated. This brochure includes a map of the districts with a list of municipalities in each district.

Know your Total Fire Ban district (pdf 162.8KB)

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1 Aug 2014

Fire Safe BBQ (jpg 199.9KB)

Follow these fire safe barbeque tips during summer.

Fire Safe BBQ (jpg 199.9KB)

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1 Feb 2014

Evaporative air conditioner - fire safety (pdf 350.5KB)

How to keep your evaporative air conditioner safe from embers during a bushfire.

Evaporative air conditioner - fire safety (pdf 350.5KB)

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1 Oct 2013

Tourism Business Fire Ready Kit (pdf 1.3MB)

Resource to helper tourism businesses understand their local risks, prepare their business and their employees, identify triggers to act, understand how to inform customers and undertake planning.

Tourism Business Fire Ready Kit (pdf 1.3MB)

copy of therapeutic wheat bags information

1 May 2013

Therapeutic wheat bags fact sheet (pdf 19.6KB)

Safety hints when using therapeutic wheat bags.

Therapeutic wheat bags fact sheet (pdf 19.6KB)

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1 Jan 2013

Enjoy a fire safe summer (pdf 205.7KB)

Learn a few simple steps to stay fire safe in the summer months

Enjoy a fire safe summer (pdf 205.7KB)

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1 May 2012

Home fire safety checklist and escape plan (pdf 287.4KB)

A checklist to help you keep your house safe from common causes of fire. Follow the instructions to draw up your home fire escape plan.

Home fire safety checklist and escape plan (pdf 287.4KB)

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1 Jan 2012

Youth Firesetting Support Guide (pdf 5.9MB)

A resource for parents and practitioners concerned about fire-risk behaviour in a child or young person.

Youth Firesetting Support Guide (pdf 5.9MB)

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1 Oct 2010

Bushfires: Preparing to leave early (pdf 2.2MB)

Produced jointly by CFA and Australian Red Cross, this booklet guides you through the four steps to prepare to leave early on fire risk days.

Bushfires: Preparing to leave early (pdf 2.2MB)

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1 May 2007

Be prepared for a fire (pdf 328.3KB)

Fact sheet

Be prepared for a fire (pdf 328.3KB)

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1 May 2007

How parents and caregivers can prevent burns and scalds (pdf 338.3KB)

Fact sheet

How parents and caregivers can prevent burns and scalds (pdf 338.3KB)

 

 

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