Q: How can I find out tomorrow's Fire Danger Rating or if it's a Total Fire Ban Day?
A: Look here on the CFS Website, or call the Bushfire Information Hotline. Your local weather broadcast may also include this information.
Q: How can I get information on current incidents, such as fires?
A: Look here on the CFS Website, call the Bushfire Information Hotline, or tune your radio to one of our Emergency Broadcast Partners
Q: What fire restrictions apply during the Fire Danger Season and on a Total Fire Ban Days?
A: Look here on the CFS Website for detailed information, or call the Bushfire Information Hotline, with a question.
Q: How do I prepare for bushfire?
A: Pick up or download some brochures or fact sheets, check out the CFS website, or join a Community Fire Safe Group...
Q: On a day of high fire danger where do I go?
A: The CFS has developed a hierarchy of places that can offer relative safety from bushfire. They are broken into three categories, and are called Bushfire Safer Settlements, Bushfire Safer Precincts and Last Resort Refuges. You can find more information about these, including maps of designated places on the CFS website.
Q: How do I become a CFS volunteer?
A: Contact your local brigade, visit the CFS website or call the CFS Recruitment Hotline on 1300 364 587
Q: What are the dates of the Fire Danger Season?
A: find out here
Q: What fire ban district do I live in, or I wish to travel, what fire ban district is it in?
A: find out here
Q: Am I at risk?
A: A lot of people are at risk and don't realise it. Find information to determine your risk here
Q: Who can I call for more information?
A: The Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361 (TTY 133 677)