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Bushfire-Ready Tips

In this edition of Bushfire-Ready Tips we are looking at Getting Ready for Bushfire Season

Getting ready for bushfire

Getting ready for bushfire is about:

- knowing where to go to keep informed about bushfire weather and fire incidents near you

- managing vegetation around your property

- cleaning gutters and ember proofing

- preparing an emergency kit

- writing a plan, practicing it and thinking about what you are going to do when things don't quite go to plan

- and more...

Sounds like a lot to do? Let's start with some important basic information from the Bushfire Safety Guide.

Do your Bushfire Plan Now!
Complete your 5 minute bushfire plan visit bushfire.tas.gov.au