You are legally required to reduce the risk of fire in and around your property, and must ensure that all grass, weeds and scrub on your property are less than 10cm high.
You can reduce the fire risk around your home by clearing out anything that could fuel a fire.
Things you can do to help include:
You can further prepare by:
You can find more tips on reducing your risk of grass fire on the CFA's Grassfires page.
Under the Country Fire Authority Act 1958 and Metropolitan Fire Brigades Act 1958, we have a legal obligation to ensure the community's risk associated with bushfire and grassfire is reduced.