Category Archives: Community Updates

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Open Air Burning Laws for October 2019

The Mornington Peninsula Shire Open Air Burning Local Law regulates burning off outside of the Declared Fire Danger Period. During the month of October 2019 some open air burning restrictions have been relaxed to enable landowners to burn off for fire prevention purposes.

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Wooralla Drive Fuel Reduction Burn Information Session – Saturday 13th April 10:30am

On SATURDAY 13TH APRIL at 10:30am Mt Eliza Fire Brigade will be hosting an information session about the upcoming Wooralla Drive planned fuel reduction burn.

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Electrical Safety Recall – Braemar outdoor air conditioner unit

A national product safety recall notice relating to Braemar outdoor air conditioner unit models SCHF21C3S & SCHF25C3S, which pose a potential fire risk.

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Fire Danger Period Commences 19th November 2018

Mount Eliza Fire Brigade advises the declared Fire Danger Period will commence at 0100 hours on Monday 19th November 2018 for the 2018/2019 fire season.

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Fire Action Week – 7th to 14th October 2018

Fire Action Week, 7 to 14 October, is Victoria’s annual fire planning and preparation awareness week. Right now, forecasts show that there is potential for an earlier and longer fire season in Victoria.

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Open Air Burning Laws for October 2018

Before Burning Off:  You must abide by Mornington Peninsula Shire Council by-laws and any current fire restrictions

Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Open Air Burning Local Law regulates burning off outside of the Declared Fire Danger Period. As per previous years, restrictions will be eased during the month of October 2018 to enable landowners on smaller properties to burn off for fire prevention purposes.

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Reminder: You are NOT allowed to burn off during the Fire Danger Period

We’d just like to inform everyone that we are still within the Fire Danger Period. This means, you are NOT allowed to burn off in the open air without a permit.

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Fire Danger Period Continues for Mornington Peninsula Shire

The Fire Danger Period is based on local conditions that lead to increased fire risk for your location.

This means you cannot light a fire in the open air unless you have a permit or comply with certain requirements.

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Fire Danger Period Commenced & Fire Restrictions Enforced

Mt Eliza Fire Brigade would like to advise the Fire Danger Period has commenced as of Monday 18th December, 2017 until 1st May 2018.

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Open Air Burning Laws for October 2017

Before Burning Off:  Please ensure you abide by the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council bylaws and current fire restrictions

Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Open Air Burning Local Law regulates burning off outside of the Declared Fire Danger Period. As per previous years, restrictions will be eased during the month of October 2017 to enable landowners on smaller properties to burn off for fire prevention purposes.

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