Fire Prevention



The Fire Danger Season for the Murraylands has been set so as to commence on

Wednesday 15th November 2017 and to end on Sunday 15th April 2018.

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The Southern Mallee District Council administers Fire Prevention measures under the Country Fires Act 19

What Fire Prevention Methods can I adopt?

Under the Country Fire Act a Council must create a Fire Prevention Committee. This Committee has the responsibility to prepare a Fire Prevention Plan for the district and to prepare Codes of Practice for various activities. The Southern Mallee Fire Prevention Committee and Southern Mallee District Council Fire Prevention Plan contains codes of practice and advice regarding measures applicable for fire prevention.

Other Related Websites:

Country Fire Service

Should you require further information regarding this matter please email any queries to or contact Council on (08) 85778002 between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm on normal office days.