Lighting fires on your property can be extremely dangerous. To help reduce the risk, prohibited dates are set according to seasonal conditions and may be adjusted. General information, legal requirements and dates are available in the Your Guide to the Fire Season brochure. Extensions to the Restricted and Prohibited Burning Periods are published on the City's website and are available on the City's Fire Information Line 9267 9326.
Prohibited Burning period
Prohibited Burning Dates, December 1 to March 31 inclusive. You are not permitted to burn during this period.
Everyone can take responsibility for reducing fire hazards in the community.
Please refer to the Annual Fire Season Guide for the full copy of property owner requirements.
A list of Permit and Local Fire Control Officers is available.
The latest fire danger ratings can be found on the Bureau of Meterology 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 season information and seasonal bans please call the City of Swan Fire Information Line on 08 9267 9326.
The DFES website contains useful publications including Prepare. Act. Survive. Your guide to Fire Season Preparation, and the Home Owners Survival Manual.
You may also like to monitor the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) website for the latest weather forecasts.
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.