Volunteer Emergency Services

In case of emergency call 000

Thinking of joining a bush fire brigade?

Please contact your local Bush Fire Captain or download the following application to join a bush fire brigade.

Harvest and Vehicle Movement Bans

A Harvest and Movement Ban on all vehicles in paddocks throughout the Shire of Brookton is in place from midnight to midnight on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Please contact the Movement and Harvest Ban 24 hour hotline, (08) 9487 8128, for up to date details.

The Shire of Brookton also has an SMS text notification advising on the imposition and lifting of Harvest and Movement Bans.

Please call the Shire of Brookton Administration Office on (08) 9642 1106 to register for this service.

Restricted Burning Period

The Restricted burning period commenced on Wednesday 26th September 2018 and will continue to Wednesday 14 November 2018.  Burning permits can be obtained from your local Fire Control Officer. Please remember the Fire Control Officers are Volunteers. 

Prohibited Burning Period

The Prohibited burning period will commence on Thursday 15th November 2018 and will continue to Thursday 28 February 2018.  All burning, including garden refuse is prohibited during this period.


All land owners and occupiers are to have completed their firebreaks by Wednesday 1st November 2017 and they are to be maintained up to and including Saturday 14th April 2018.  

Failure to comply may result in a $5,000 penalty.

Slasher and Rotary Mower Ban

A ban on the use of slashers and rotary mowers shall apply from 1st December 2017 to 28th February 2018 during the hours of 6:00 am to 6:00 pm and from 6:00 pm on the day a Total Fire Ban is imposed, unless the use is

  1. On a property within a townsite of any size that is reticulated or irrigated; or
  2. On a property outside of the townsite that needs to be slashed or mowed and is irrigated or reticulated, and is less than 1 hectare in area

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