The Fire Danger Period for summer 2020/2021 commenced in Nillumbik on Monday 14 December 2020.The Fire Danger Period will remain in place until 1 May 2021 unless stated otherwise.
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Following the Victorian Government’s announcement that Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions will end at 11.59pm on Wednesday 17 February, we are pleased to announce the reopening of Nillumbik Shire Council facilities and services from Thursday 18 February.
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Nillumbik Shire Council has been funded by The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) under the ‘Safer Together’ grants program to facilitate community-led bushfire preparedness activities with Nillumbik’s rural communities.
Advise Council of the fire prevention works you have planned for your property
Find out about Fire Danger Period, Burning off in Nillumbik, other options to burning off, guidelines for burning off and information about vegetation and tree management to mitigate bushfire risk.
Find out what we do on council land to prepare for the fire season
Find out about Council's role in an emergency, as outlined in the Nillumbik Municipal Emergency Management Plan 2020-2023.
Outlines what Neighbourhood Safer Places - Bushfire Places of Last Resort are for and where they are located across Nillumbik.
Find out how to prepare for fire, including removing vegetation and looking after pets and livestock
Information about heatwaves, floods, storms, who to contact in an emergency, the VicEmergency app, useful websites and contact phone numbers
Essential information about health and heat risks
Nillumbik Shire Council commissioned Craig Lapsley, former Emergency Management Commissioner for the State of Victoria, to assess the organisation’s existing emergency management arrangements and make recommendations that will help to achieve best practice in the future.
This strategy helps supports Council's commitment to adopt a best practice approach to emergency and bushfire management
Find out how Nillumbik Shire are acknowledging 10 years on from 2009 bushfires
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Nillumbik Shire Council acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung as the Traditional Owners of this country, pays tribute to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Nillumbik, and gives respect to Elders past, present and emerging and their integral part in our region's history.