Your Local Area - Info and Advice

CFA has information and advice to help everyone prepare for bushfire and grassfire

 

Below is a list of resources to help you plan and prepare for fire including Community Information Guides, Fire Ready community meetings, Neighbourhood Safer Places, information on the VicEmergency app and more.

 

More information in this section

 

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CFA Local - Find Local Area Information

CFA Local provides residents with up-to-date information on total fire bans and ratings, CFA community events, meetings and more
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Community Fire Refuges

There are currently five official Community Fire Refuges in Victoria, at East Warburton, Ferny Creek, Millgrove, Blackwood and Lavers Hill.
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Community Fireguard

Be as ready as you can be this fire season and take part in CFA's most comprehensive bushfire safety program.
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Community Information Guides

Community Information Guides - Bushfire (formerly known as Township Protection Plans) are a key source of information for the community and an important tool to emphasise the shared responsibility between the community, fire services and local govern ...
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Community Information Guides FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions on Community Information Guides
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Community Led Action Plans

Community Led Planning (including Community-based planning) is an approach that supports communities to develop their own localised risk reduction plans.
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E-learning for Workers

CFA has an online bushfire safety workshop for people who work in high bushfire risk areas. This online session applies to any person who works in high risk areas over summer.
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Evacuation

Remember - Leaving early is the safest option to protect yourself and your family. Leaving early means leaving the area before there are any signs of a fire – not when you can see flames or smell smoke. Leaving early means avoiding panic, being tra ...
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Fire Preparation Meetings

Come along to a local Fire Ready meeting to find out the must-have information for this fire season.
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Neighbourhood Safer Places

A 'Neighbourhood Safer Place' also known as a 'Bushfire Place of Last Resort' (NSP-BPLR) is a place of last resort when all other bushfire plans have failed.
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Practical Bushfire Planning Workshop

Planning for bushfire can be tough, so why do it alone? Develop your fire plan step-by-step at one of CFA's bushfire planning workshops.
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Private Bushfire Shelters or Bunkers

A private bushfire shelter that meets rigorous safety standards can provide a temporary place of refuge for people from the immediate life threatening effects of bushfire.
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VicEmergency App

The VicEmergency app is the official Victorian Government app for access to community information and warnings for all types of emergencies in Victoria.

 

Page last updated:  Friday, 30 July 2021 9:59:40 AM