Fire Control Information

BushfireThe Fire Control Information Notice details measures land owners are required to take before 5 October 2020. The preventative measures outlined within the notice will make your property easier to defend if a fire does breakout. It will also reduce the risk of fires spreading if a bushfire is threatening the Shire. The notice is issued under Section 33(1) of the Bush Fires Act 1954. Penalties apply if residents are non-compliant.

Fire Control Information 2022 - 2023

Fire Control Information Frequently Asked Questions

The Bushfire Season is Upon Us

Important Dates

5 September 2022

Applications for individual Bushfire        Management Plan - Last Day!

1 October 2022

Applications for Variation to the Fire      Control Notice - Last Day!

3 - 7 October 2022

Fire Break Inspection;

Properties are initially inspected for      compliance to this Notice.

6 - 13 October 2022

Pt Henry Fire Break Inspection;

Properties are inspected for compliance to the Pt Henry Fire Management Strategy

3 October 2022 -

28 April 2023

Fire Break Compliance Period;

Properties are to be maintained to the  requirements of this Notice.

31 October 2022

Registrations of Licenced Storage Areas - Last Day!

Fire Warnings and Bans

Harvest Bands will be broadcast daily on ABC, 558AM and 630AM, radio at the following times over summer;

 10:05am, 12:35pm, and 3:05pm 

For information on current harvest bans please contact the Harvest Ban Hotline; 08 9835 1333 or 0429 368 613.


All owners and occupiers are required to clear inflammable material from firebreaks on or before the 3 October 2022, and thereafter maintain the firebreaks, up to and including the 28 April 2023. If you would like to apply for a variation to this please complete and submit the Fire Control Information Variation Form to the Shire

Fire Control Information Variation From

Point Henry Fire Control Information Notice

The Point Henry Fire Break Notice had a requirement added in 2015 that all development in the Point Henry Rural Residential area have the following elements brought up to state-wide policy standards over a five year period;

  • Compliant access/driveway, landowners must comply by 31st October 2016
  • Turnaround for heavy firefighting vehicles, landowners must comply by 31st October 2017
  • 20,000L dedicated water supply, landowners must comply by 31st October 2018
  • 20m Asset Protection Zone (APZ), landowners must comply by 31st October 2019

Fire Control Information Brochure

Please refer to the 2022/23 Fire Control Information brochure for specific fire break requirements based upon your land usage and/or location. You can download a PDF here or obtain hardcopies from the Jerramungup Shire office or Bremer Bay CRC.

Shire of Jerramungup - Fire Zones Map

Shire of Jerramungup - Fire Control Officers Contact Details

Shire of Jerramungup - Fire Control Information Variation Form

Shire of Jerramungup - Loading and Off Loading Site Form

For all matters relating to fire services please contact the Chief Brigade Fire Control Officer, Mr Alex Jones on 0429 361 034.