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The Brigade meets on Thursday nights with new members welcome

Brigade contacts are:-

      Ross Considine    (Captain)    5664 2254 - 0408 515 966

      Harry Forrester    (President)    5664 2274

      Wayne Walker     (Secretary)    5664 2365 - 0407 310 280

The Koonwarra CFA is an active group of volunteers who ensure our community is as safe as possible by conducting regular controlled burns in the Koonwarra Nature Reserves which are located throughout the Village.  The men are happy to give advice to residents.


(Wayne Walker & Anthony Clemann) 

Prepare - Act - Survive
Your Fire Ready Kit

All inforation necessary to assist you prepare your personal Fire Plan is available on

Please also refer to the Community Fire Plan page on this website.



Current Information on Fire Situations
DSE Fire Website
Customer Service Centre: 136 186

* Current fire situation, maps, latest media releases, community information,resources/personnel deployed, ABC Radio frequencies, links to Victorian Bushfire information Line (VBIL)

Country Fire Authority Website -

* fire locations, fire preparedness, links to Victorian Bushfire Information Line (VBIL), information on community meetings, fire ban information.


Victorian Bushfire Information Line - Ph: 1800 240 667

* Major Bushfire events, bushfire safety messages, community meeting information,emergency relief centre location details, bushfire recovery information, total fire bans and fire restrictions, annual DSE fire planning and community consultation, DSE fuel reduction burns and other prescribed burns.


ABC radio -

* ABC radio is the official radio broadcaster for emergency warnings, fire updates, community alerts and other important messages.


Public Road Closures
Vic Roads Website
Customer service: 13 11 71

* Look under Traffic Alerts. Lists, maps and information on current public road closures due to bushfire.


Park information
Parks Victoria Website
Tel. No. 13 1963 - between 8.30am and 8.30pm

* Closures to parks, roads, tracks, visitor sites and picnic areas.