Fire Prevention

Application Form for a Permit to Burn by an Individual


Fire Prevention – Property owner requirements

Yarriambiack Shire Council would like to remind all property owners, including those whom have already received a Fire Prevention Notice; that they are required to maintain their property to an acceptable standard that does not pose a fire risk to the community e.g. grass should be kept to a maximum height of 100mm.

This shall remain for the duration of the Fire Danger period.



Forest Fire Management Victoria and CFA advise that the following planned burning will be carried out Thursday 28 March through to Sunday 31 March, weather conditions permitting:

Big Desert – Wilderness Area, fuel reduction burn, 1273 hectares (part of), 20 Kilometres south west of Murrayville in the Big Desert Wilderness Park.

Murray Sunset – Pheenys Track East, fuel reduction burn, 456 hectares, 38 Kilometres south of Werrimull in Murray Sunset National Park.

You may see smoke from these burns until Monday 1 April.

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