Your Guide to Survival

State government restrictions are in place due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This may affect how you follow CFA's fire safety advice. You can find up to date advice on Your Bushfire Safety Plan and COVID-19 or on the Coronavirus Victoria website.

This guide provides essential information aimed at anyone who lives, works or travels in Victoria so that they are prepared for the summer fire season.

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In this guide you will learn:

  • how to stay informed on fire risk days
  • why you should leave early
  • what you can or can't do on fire risk days
  • what information to gather ahead of fire season for you and your family
  • what to expect during a bushfire
  • guidance on how to stay informed of fires across your area.

Download a PDF copy of Your Guide to Survival (PDF 1.4MB)

Also available in Audio.

For a more detailed summer fire information resource download the Fire Ready Kit

See also



Page last updated:  Tuesday, 30 August 2022 2:51:24 PM