This means bushfires are an inevitable fact of life in the ACT.
A bushfire is a fire that burns in grass, bush or woodland and can threaten life, property and the environment.
In this section of the ACT Emergency Services Agency website, we aim to provide you with a comprehensive range of information about bushfires and advice about what you and your family or household must do to reduce the impact when a fire or fires occur near your home, your place of work or recreation.
This could be within the city limits or out in the rural areas of the Territory.
Theses actions are required long before a fire starts, on a day of elevated fire danger and when a fire starts.
It is critical you, your family or household PREPARE. ACT. SURVIVE.
Download a Bushfire Survival Plan [.PDF 2.3 MB] today.