Bushfire safety brochures and DVDs

Download our brochures and pamphlets  and view our DVD here.

If you wish to order multiple copies of the DVD or brochures, please check our online catalogue page for details.

The DVD is available captioned or uncaptioned; please state which you require.


Guide to Bushfire Safety

Your Guide to Bushfire Survival

This booklet is a guide to help protect your home and the lives of your family. 

It explains ways of making your property less vulnerable to bushfire attack and will help you make the correct choices if a bushfire threatens.

It incorporates a template for your Bushfire Survival Plan.

The 2013-14 version is also available in large print and text only for ease of reading.

Our 2010-2011 Brochure is also available in the following languages.

الكتيبات باللغة العربية - Arabicbrochures-in-hindiHindi
在中国的小册子 - ChineseBrochure in italiano - Italian
Brochures-in-Dinka Dinkabrochures-in-nepaliNepali
Brochures-in-Farsi FarsiFolleto en español - Spanish
Broschüren in Deutsch - GermanBrosha katika Kiswahili - Swahili
φυλλάδια στα ελληνικά - Greek tài liệu quảng cáo bằng tiếng Việt - Vietnamese

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Community Fire Safe

CFS brochure - community fire safe

Community Fire Safe is a program coordinated by the CFS that encourages residents living in bushfire risk areas to form small groups and work together in preparing and protecting their families and properties from bushfire. These groups can consist of just a few families living in the same street or area who face a common bushfire threat.

Also available in large print and text only for ease of reading.

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Bushfire Traveller Safety

CFS brochure - Bushfire Safety for Travellers

Bushfires can occur without warning and can quickly impact your location . If you are travelling in the country for work or pleasure, you need to think about bushfire safety.

This leaflet will help you manage your country travel plans and help you prepare yourself and your vehicle in case a bushfire does occur.

Our 2010-2011 Holiday brochure is also available in the following languages:

اعطلة السلامة والبقاء على قيد الحياة العربية - Arabic节日安全和生存中国
Odmor za sigurnost i opstanak Hrvatske - CroatianFêtes en toute sécurité et survie Français - French
Ferien Safety and Survival Deutsch - GermanΑσφάλεια διακοπών και επιβίωσης Ελληνική - Greek
Sicurezza vacanze e Sopravvivenza italiano - Italian休日の安全と生存日本人 - Japanese     
Brochures-in-Khmer Khmer     Bezpieczeństwo Dom i Survival Polski
Безопасность отдыха и выживания России - RussianХотелска безбедност и опстанак Србије
Seguridad y vacaciones Survival EspañolAn toàn kỳ nghỉ và sống Việt
Our 2013-2014 brochure is also available in large print and text only for ease of reading

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Bushfire safety & survival for business & organisations

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All businesses, organisations and individuals who work in
or visit bushfire risk areas need to develop and implement
their own Bushfire Safety and Survival policies, plans and
Use this guide  to prepare your people and your business for the next bushfire season.

Download the Business Bushfire Safety Plan templates here (80kb)
Register to be sent Business plan news and updates here


Bushfire safety in outback SA

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Are you visiting or travelling through the outback this bushfire season?

This leaflet will help you know your risk, be prepared and know what to do if you encounter a bushfire.


Reducing fire risk in gardens 

Reducing fire risk in gardens brochure

Urban landscapes, including parks and gardens, can be planned and designed to minimise vulnerability and strengthen resistance to fire.  Careful attention needs to be paid to design, plant selection, materials and product selection and the maintenance of our garden environments.

The Botanic Gardens of Adelaide Sustainable Landscapes Project has produced this informative guide to planning and and designing a garden to minimise risk from fire.


Involve your kids in bushfire planning

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The Bushfire CRC has produced an e-book for parents on how to talk to children about bushfire preparation and safety.

The book is designed as an interactive PDF which can be read on a computer or any tablet device. It can also be printed.


Are you Bushfire Ready? DVD

This DVD will show you how to prepare for the fire danger season. Preparation tips and guides are interspersed with stories from bushfire survivors.watch the DVD online here.