Website Disclaimer

Credit: Peter Hickey Photography Image: Paths & Destiny

About this website

Blue Mountains Bush Fire Resilience is committed to enhancing the public availability, dissemination and exchange of information. The Blue Mountains Bush Fire Resilience website ( enables you to quickly and easily access information located on the internet about topics relevant topics to bush fire, the Blue Mountains and its residents. 

You may download, store in cache, display, print and copy the information in unaltered form only. You may not re-transmit, distribute, or commercialise the material without the permission of Blue Mountains Bushfire Resilience. 

Quality of information

The Blue Mountains Bush Fire Resilience website is made up of, for the most part, hypertext links to other Internet sites which contain information collated and presented by government agencies, third-party organisations and individuals. 

Blue Mountains Bush Fire Resilience presents this website for the purpose of disseminating information free of charge for the benefit of the public.

Information on this website is provided as general information only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from a qualified professional. 

Users of this website should use their skill and judgment in using the information on this website and carefully evaluate its accuracy, currency, completeness, and relevance. Users should take steps to independently verify the information on this website and, where appropriate, seek professional advice. 

If there is any material you consider to be misleading or inaccurate, please let us know so that it may be corrected if necessary. 

Website security

Users should be aware that the internet is not a secure medium, and communications to and from the website may be intercepted or altered in transit, including through the use of viruses. Blue Mountains Bush Fire Resilience does not guarantee the security of this website or that all material available on this website is free from viruses. Users are advised to exercise care and discretion in the information they choose to make available on or through this website and to take adequate precautions to protect against viruses that may interfere with or damage your technical devices, hardware, software or data. 

This website contains links to other websites. These links have been included on this website with the intention of increasing the information available to you. If you use these links, you may leave this website. Blue Mountains Bush Fire Resilience has no control over linked websites, and as a result: 

  • We make no guarantees in relation to the security of linked websites and do not accept liability in relation to security issues arising should you choose to visit those websites; 
  • We do not accept responsibility or liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense you might incur if you rely on information that appears on linked websites; 
  • When you visit a linked website, you will be subject to the privacy policy of that website and will no longer be subject to the Blue Mountains Bush Fire Resilience Privacy; 
  • We are not responsible for the views, opinions, standards or information expressed on linked websites. The provision of a link does not imply that Blue Mountains Bush Fire Resilience endorses those websites or the people or companies who own them, and vice versa. 

The providers of the linked websites often have their own applicable terms of service, protocols and standards in relation to their websites and the information which appears at them. Users of the linked websites should familiarise themselves with those terms of service, protocols and standards. 

Blue Mountains Bushfire Resilience:

  • Does not warrant or accept any liability in relation to the quality, operability or accuracy of the information accessed on and through this website; 
  • Does not accept any legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material contained on this website or on any linked website; 
  • Does not accept any responsibility or liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense, whether direct, indirect, consequential or special, incurred by or arising because of any person using or relying on the materials which appear on or are accessed through this website and whether caused by reason of any error, omission or misrepresentation in the material or otherwise; 
  • Does not warrant that the material accessed on or through this website is free of computer viruses or other contamination; 
  • Does not warrant that any third party material on external linked websites does not infringe third party intellectual property rights.

Third-party intellectual property

This website contains third party material and provides access to third party material which may or may not be identified. Wherever a third party holds copyright in material presented on this website, the copyright remains with that party. Their permission may be required to use the material, and you should contact that party directly. 

You must check and comply with the licensing information for each item of material that you wish to use. This may require you to contact the relevant agency to confirm whether the material is licensed pursuant to a Creative Commons licence or the third party copyright owner for permission to use the material. 

Images of people now deceased

Blue Mountains Bush Fire Resilience is aware that many Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders are offended by the depiction of deceased members of their communities. While we have made every effort to ensure that only pictures of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders still living are used on this website, visitors to the website are warned that it may contain images of people now deceased. Please let us know if you know of the death of any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person depicted on this website. 

Credit: Tahlia Garland Design Illustration: Pink Flannel Flower Black & White

Pink Flannel Flower illustration in black and white