Learn about bushfires, how they start and spread, and how they impact homes and neighbourhoods
This section introduces the hazards and risks associated with bushfires by outlining the principles of bushfire behaviour, how fire moves through the landscape, and how it impacts neighbourhoods and dwellings.
Bushfire risk environments
Where you live can determine the type of bushfire risks that you might experience
How do buildings ignite?
Research has shown that consequential fires are a major cause of house ignition
What parts of your house are vulnerable?
It is important to understand which parts of your house are vulnerable to bushfire
Bushfire myths and misconceptions
Separating fact from fiction is important when it comes to protecting life and property