Fire Management


Information relating to Fire Management in Wollondilly can be found here.


Burning Off

Fire can be a useful tool for reducing bush fire hazards, removing vegetation, or conducting agricultural activities, however, inappropriate use of fire can endanger lives, property and the environment.

Fire Restrictions

The Bushfire Danger Period for the Wollondilly Shire is between the 1 October to 31 March inclusive but may be varied depending on current weather and climatic conditions. Any variations to the statutory period are published in local media, on the NSW Rural Fire Service website or can also be...

Wood Heaters and Fires

Solid fuel home heaters are also known as ‘slow combustion heaters/ cookers’, ‘pot belly stoves’, ‘wood fire heaters’ or ‘tile fires’.

Fire Management

Wollondilly Shire residents are reminded that the Bush Fire Danger Period has been moved forward and commences on 1 September 2018 and will remain in force until 31 March 2019 or unless otherwise directed by the Rural Fire Service.