Prepare Act Survive
The Strathbogie Shire Council wants to make sure residents and visitors to the Shire are safe from fire this fire season. Go to the CFA website for more information
Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and may affect people's health.
This fact sheet provides information on bushfire smoke, how it can affect you and your family's health, and actions that you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects - Public Health Bushfire Information
The Municipal Fire Management Plan has been developed as an all agency, integrated and strategic approach to fire management within the municipality. The Plan forms part of a broader state and regional framework established under the Emergency Management Act (1986).
If you are affected by a house-fire, help may be available.
Contact the Department of Human Services Crisis and Emergency assistance
Contact the Red Cross Emergency Services for information about a range of supports available.
Don't rely on your energy supply during a bushfire
Bushfire, smoke and other factors beyond our control can cause interruptions to your gas or electricity supply, meaning that supply cannot always be guaranteed. It is very important that your bushfire plan includes a contingency for a lack of gas or electricity because:
Other services that may be affected include water pressure and communications.
For more information about planning for bushfires and what Ausnet Services are doing to reduce the risk of powerlines starting bushfires, and also improving reliability in bushfire areas please see the Ausnet Services website http://www.ausnetservices.com.au/Electricity/Safety+&+Preparedness.html