Health and Safety Resource Centre

There are significant regulatory restrictions on when and how fires can be lit, including via activities such as welding, grinding, using cutting tools or other activities that produce a spark or flame. These restrictions vary by State and Territory.

This document provides a background to the restrictions and includes contact information for each of the 8 Australian fire authorities.

Assistance for those affected by bushfires

The following links may be useful for businesses and their employees affected by bushfires:

Of course, members and their employees can also speak with their EAP if one is in place. 

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