Is your school bushfire ready?

Information to help schools and school boarding premises prepare for a bus

Monday, 7 August 2023 at 4:20 am

The bushfire season has commenced. Your registered school or school boarding premises should ensure it is bushfire ready.

There are important things you need to do during the fire season. Our bushfire guidelines outline the requirements:

Guidelines on bushfire preparedness: registered school and school boarding premises
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The guidelines have recently been updated to reflect the new Australian Fire Danger Rating System(opens in a new window)

All schools and school boarding premises must comply with these guidelines as a condition of their registration. This includes ensuring students, parents and guardians are aware of bushfire preparedness arrangements and staff receive required training.

Find out more about what you need to do to comply with the updated Bushfire preparedness(opens in a new window) guidelines.