October

Remove branches and debris

85% of homes lost by bushfires are from embers igniting garden debris

  Get rid of any low-hanging branches. 

  Clear away any flammable debris from your home. That includes loose leaves and anything else that embers could potentially ignite.

  Help friends & family who live near bushland.

  Download the Fires Near Me app and set an alert to your area.

  Make sure you're being safe when doing this task. If in doubt, hire a professional. 

How you can help

If we all make our homes safer once a month, together we can help first responders. Download the calendar so you know when it’s time to help.

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Upcoming tasks

November - Get storm ready

Clear gutters and downpipes

December - Get entertaining ready

Clean BBQ, exhaust fans and range hood

January - Get New Year ready

Make an emergency plan