Fire, flood and emergencies news
Emergency preparedness pop-up events
Council will host a stall at the Lang Lang Agricultural Show and Upper Beaconsfield Village Festival to promote bushfire safety, emergency preparedness and evacuation kits, and green waste options.
Fire Danger Period 2019–20 has commenced for Cardinia Shire
The 2019–20 Fire Danger Period for Cardinia Shire commenced at 1am today (Monday 16 December 2019), as declared by the Country Fire Association (CFA) Victoria.
Burning off rules eased to support fire season preparations
Cardinia Shire Council will ease some of its local burning off rules during November 2019 to provide residents in bushfire prone areas greater opportunity to reduce fuel loads on their property ahead
Be prepared this summer: Community Emergency Preparedness Workshop
Council is inviting residents to attend a Community Emergency Preparedness Workshop to prepare for the upcoming summer season.
Are you prepared? Emergency preparedness sessions
Cardinia Shire Council and Outlook Community Centre are encouraging local residents to attend emergency preparedness sessions to discuss how you can be better prepared to survive an emergency event.
Bushfire preparedness workshop for Menzies Creek and Clematis residents
Residents of Menzies Creek and Clematis are invited to take part in an upcoming Bushfire Preparedness Workshop at Menzies Creek Primary School Hall.
Bunyip State Park fire: Recovery information
For all information on Bunyip State Park fire recovery, go to: www.cardinia.vic.gov.au/emergency
Cardinia Shire’s Community emergency resilience forum a success
Over 80 people attended Cardinia Shire’s Community emergency resilience forum earlier this week to focus on promoting resilience building and community preparation for emergencies.
Worrell Reserve, Emerald Neighbourhood Safer Place
Worrell Reserve, Emerald will continue to be the designated Neighbourhood Safer Place in the event of an emergency while works are undertaken to construct the new Hills Hub building in Emerald.
Fuel reduction burns planned for RJ Chambers Reserve
Council in partnership with the CFA will undertake fuel reduction burns in the RJ Chambers Flora and Fauna Reserve in Pakenham Upper, from Monday 8 May, weather conditions permitting.