Fire is a problem in most summers in Australia, but particularly so after good seasons where spring rains have produced abundant growth and in very hot dry summers where the vegetation becomes tinder dry.
Being prepared is a key to minimising the impacts of fire on your property and livestock.
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Our role in animal welfare during bushfire emergencies
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Fire management in NSW state forests
NSW Trade and Investment, through Forests NSW, aims to protect life, neighbouring properties and forests from wildfire. Find out more about fire management in NSW state forests.
Related web links
NSW Rural Fire Service
Information on firebans and bushfires in NSW.
NSW Food Authority
Advice on food safety during power outages and bushfire or flood emergency situations.
Ministry for Police and Emergency Services
This is the public emergency information website of the NSW Government. The website provides information about preparing for, dealing with and recovering from an emergency situation.