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Defendable space

10 December 2019
Defendable space is an equally important issue to discuss with residents. Defendable space provides a safer area for residents and firefighters to work from, keeping them safe from radiant heat...

Ember-proofing

10 December 2019
Ember-proofing has been discussed in previous editions of this newsletter and should remain an essential element of preparing a property to be defendable. Areas such as timber decks and elevated...

Important conversations to have with your community about preparedness

10 December 2019
Now is the time for our communities to finalise their preparedness plans. It is important you have conversations with your communities about bushfire planning and its importance from a community...

How to make a local bushfire emergency phone tree

09 December 2019
Coningham and Lower Snug has a population of 695 people in 314 dwellings. The community of Coningham and Lower Snug is situated on the south-east coast of Tasmania. Distances are...