Burning Off

Burning dry grass

Fire Restrictions

The Country Fire Authority declares Fire Danger Periods and Total Fire Bans. Confirm restrictions by visiting CFA warning and restrictions.


Can I burn-off inside a Fire Danger Period?

During declared Fire Danger Periods the CFA requires you obtain a permit to burn.
Permits are only issued for broad-acre burning of stubble and grass for farming purposes.


Burning off outside the Fire Danger Period

If you have access to a green waste collection you will not be eligible for a permit.

Read How to burn off safely for details


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