City of Joondalup’s Hazard Reduction Grass Tree Burning Program

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The City of Joondalup undertakes a number of ongoing bushfire risk management activities within its bushland areas in order to mitigate the risk of bushfire occurrences that could result in damage to life, property and the environment.

The introduction of hazard reduction Grass Tree burning within applicable reserves/bushland areas has been recommended as a bushfire mitigation strategy by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) to reduce bushfire risk in applicable areas.

The presentation below gives an overview of the City’s Hazard Reduction Grass Tree Burning Program, including bushfire risk management within the City, background information on various terms and definitions, and the next steps to be taken.