Respect it or regret it

Prepare your home before bushfire season and make a bushfire Survival Plan, so everyone knows what to do.

Make your Bushfire Survival Plan


A bushfire is nearing your property.
What do you do?

Leave early

Your safest choice

Stay and defend

You will need to be well prepared.

Unsure? Leave early.

If you leave early

  • Do you have a Bushfire Evacuation Kit with your family's important items and equipment needed to relocate?
  • Can you quickly and easily access and take your Bushfire Evacuation Kit with you at short notice?
  • Have you left your property well-prepared to withstand a bushfire?
  • Does everyone agree on the plan to leave early and know what to do?

If you stay and defend

  • Defending your home through a bushfire is a demanding and stressful task. You need to be mentally and physically ready.
  • Do you have a Bushfire Emergency Kit to help you stay and defend your property?
  • Do you have well-maintained resources and equipment and do you know how to use them?
  • Have you prepared your property to withstand the impact of bushfire?

Prepare your property and family now, so everyone knows what actions to take to survive.​​​​

More information and resources

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Prepare for bushfire season

An unprepared property is not only at risk itself, but may also present an increased danger for neighbours.

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Know your risk

Bushfires can affect anyone, anywhere in Queensland. All residents should be prepared for bushfire.

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Tune into warnings

It's up to you to take notice of official Bushfire Warnings, stay informed, make decisions and act.

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