Burning Restrictions

Prohibited Burning Period

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

Due to unusually hot and dry weather, the Prohibited Burning Period was brought forward to start on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

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 simple advice and regulations. Please refer to the Annual Fire Season Guide for the full copy of property owner requirements. The Annual Fire Season Guide has an overview of the seasonal requirements and the responsibilities of landowners for preparing their property.

Community Information

The latest fire weather forecast danger rating can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology website. 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.

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.