Fire Restrictions

Fire Danger Period and Fire Restrictions

Please register your burn outside of the fire danger period
Burn Off Notification: 1800 668 511

Info from Golden Plains Shire

The Fire Danger Period ended in Golden Plains Shire at 1am on Monday 22 April 2024.

If residents are planning to burn off their garden waste pile, they need to make sure they have:

  • Checked the fire danger rating.
  • Registered their burn off at or call 1800 668 511, failure to do so may result in your local CFA being called out for no reason and the possibility of a $924 fine.
  • Notified their neighbours.
  • The means to immediately extinguish the fire.
  • Cleared all around the burn pile and;
  • Ensure that the smoke from the fire does not cause a nuisance to nearby properties.

A responsible adult must be in attendance of their burn offs at all times, and must ensure the fire is fully extinguished before leaving it unattended.

To check the Fire Danger Rating, visit

Residents are reminded that they cannot burn off offensive materials, including chemicals, rubber, plastic, petrol, oil, paint, treated timber, furniture or mattresses. To report a pile of these items ready to be burnt, please contact Council at 5220 7111 and speak with a Community Safety Officer.

To find out more about fire prevention in Golden Plains Shire, visit:

A Total Fire Ban Day can be declared at anytime throughout the year.
NO fires are to be lit in the open air on Total Fire Ban Days.