Bushfire Preparedness

To prepare for a bushfire you should do the following:
  • Check your insurance is up-to-date and you are not under insured.
  • Clear away timber, dead vegetation, undergrowth and long grass.
  • Clean gutters to remove leaves and rubbish.
  • Make a firebreak around your home.
  • Do not deposit tree loppings, grass clippings etc behind your property.
  • Remove any building timber, firewood or other flammable items from under and around your home.
  • Remove any flammable materials such as paint or engine oils from your shed or garage.
  • Cut long grass within 20 metres of the home and within 5 metres of sheds and garages.
  • Trim low lying branches 2 metres from the ground surrounding your home.
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By A Chung-Wright