FOR EMERGENCIES - CALL 000
FOR INFORMATION ON CURRENT BUSHFIRES - CALL 1800 240 667
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 - http://www.dse.vic.gov.au/fires/
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 - http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/
* 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 - http://www.abc.net.au/
* ABC radio is the official radio broadcaster for emergency warnings, fire updates, community alerts and other important messages.
Public Road Closures
Vic Roads Website - http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/trafficinfo/
Customer service: 13 11 71
* Look under Traffic Alerts. Lists, maps and information on current public road closures due to bushfire.
Parks Victoria Website - http://www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/
Tel. No. 13 1963 - between 8.30am and 8.30pm
* Closures to parks, roads, tracks, visitor sites and picnic areas.