Burning restrictions


Lighting fires on your property can be extremely dangerous. Prohibited and Restricted burning dates are set according to seasonal conditions and may be adjusted. General information, legal requirements and dates are available in the Fire Season Guide brochure.


Prohibited Burning period

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 too, can play an important role in protecting your family, property and community from the devastation of fire by following this simple advice and the following regulations.

Please refer to the Annual Fire Season Guide for the full copy of property owner requirements. Your guide to the fire season provides many alternatives to burning, contact details of your local Fire Control Officers, an overview of the seasonal requirements, information and advice, and your responsibilities as a landowner.

Community Information

The latest fire danger ratings and weather forecast 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 information and publications: www.emergency.wa.gov.au 

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 program encourages local residents to work together to prepare and protect their families and properties against bushfire