Burning restrictions

The City of Swan is currently in a Prohibited Burning Period. You are not permitted to burn during this period.

Everyone can take responsibility for reducing fire hazards in the community. You can play an important role in protecting your family, property and community from the devastation of fire by following some simple advice and regulations.

The Annual Fire Season Guide has an overview of the seasonal requirements, your responsibilities as a landowner, information on alternatives to burning,  and contact details of your local Fire Control Officers.

Fire Control Officers are not obligated to issue Permits to Burn and may provide advice on alternatives to burning. Contact a Permit and Local Fire Control Officer.

Community Information

The latest fire danger ratings can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology website or by calling the Telstra Weather Service on 1196. For information about what these ratings mean to you, visit the DFES website.

To listen to a recorded message with general seasonal information and fire safety bans please call the City of Swan Fire Information Line on 08 9267 9326.

The DFES website contains useful publications including 5 Minute Fire Chat.

You may also like to monitor the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) website for the latest weather forecasts.

Bushfire Ready

Bushfire Ready is a local community action program established by DFES, in collaboration with local government, which aims to increase community resilience to bushfire.

The Bushfire Ready program encourages local residents to work together to prepare and protect their families and properties against bushfire.