Bushfires in Western Australia are common and can potentially place you, your family and your property at risk. It's important to be well prepared and familiar with what you and your family will do in the event that a bushfire threatens you, your family or your home.
Preparing your home is your responsibility. You need to understand the risks so you can make decisions now on what you will do if a bushfire starts and is a threat to your home.
Ensure you, your family and your home are prepared in the event of a bushfire by having the 5 minute FireChat.
For more information visit Department of Fire and Emergency Services site.
Prohibited Burning Period
During the prohibited period, which begins on 1 December each year and ends on 31 March the following year, no permits will be issued and burning is not permitted anywhere within the City.
Restricted Burning Periods
- Total Fire Ban Information Line: 1800 709 355
- Department of Fire and Emergency Services: www.dfes.wa.gov.au
- Emergency alerts: www.emergency.wa.gov.au