Bush Fire Control Officers

City Officers are appointed as authorised Bush Fire Control Officers and can:

  • Send out firebreak and bushfire hazard letters to all owners/occupiers of vacant land
  • Conduct firebreak and bushfire hazard inspections from 1 November each year
  • Send out work orders for non-compliant firebreaks and re-inspect as required
  • Issue fines when required
  • Carry out fuel assessments
  • Investigate bushfire related enquiries.