Prepare Your Home

Credit: Peter Hickey Photography Photo: Sunburst Over Govetts Pano

Before the start of bush fire season it is essential to start preparing your home with chores like clearing gutters, moving firewood, and raking up leaves, along with other chores that may need carrying out.

Having your home well prepared and protected will help it survive a bush fire or ember attack.



On this page, you will find trusted and credible resources to help you prepare for the bush fire season by:

  • Clicking on the buttons below
  • Browsing the ‘Local Resources Directory’ and search by category or keyword
  • Scrolling through the selection of resource directory listings displayed below
An aerial photo of Centennial Glen in Blackheath

Credit: Gary P Hayes Photography Photo: Centennial Glen Mosaic Aerial

Are You Bush Fire Ready?

Living in a bush fire prone area such as the Blue Mountains, it is vital to have a fire plan in place so everyone in your household understands what to do if a bush fire threatens your property.

Do you have a bush fire plan in place?    

Local Resources Directory

Visit the Local Resources Directory page to view links to local organisations, and search the directory of centralised resources and services available to help Blue Mountains residents prepare for, respond to or recover from a bush fire.

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