Fire Control and Prevention

Council would remind all landowners and occupiers within the Shire that ‘Fire Breaks’ are compulsory and must be completed before the 31 October. Click here to view the current Annual Firebreak Notice.

Inspection of fire breaks will be carried out throughout the Shire, if properties are not compliant, the Shire will then carry out work on the appropriate properties and the cost will be incurred to the relevant landowner.

Burning Periods

Restricted - Permit Required 19 September to 31 October

Prohibited - NO BURNING 1 November to 31 January

Restricted - Permit Required 1 February to 15 March

Burning Permits

Burning Permits can be acquired by contacting one of the Fire Control Officers listed below.

    Name Position Details
    George Storer Chief Bush Fire Control Officer 0428 846 062
    Carl Fuchsbichler Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer 0429 651 081
    Andrew Leeke Bush Fire Control Officers 0427 446 004
    Gary Greaves Bush Fire Control Officers 0428 843 015
    Adam Storer Bush Fire Control Officers 0408 933 795