In the event of a fire emergency please call "000"
The Shire of Victoria Plains has both a Firebreak and Fuel Reduction Notice to ensure safe and controlled harvesting operations throughout the Shire.
It is crucial residents are aware of these notices as fines may be incurred otherwise.
The Shire of Victoria Plains, Fire Control Officers are responsible for the issuing of Fire Permits and their contact details can be obtained from the Shire office on (08) 9628 7004 during office hours.
For information regarding Fire Breaks and Fuel Reductions Notices for the Shire, please download the information brochure here.
Other Contact Information
Chief Bushfire Control Officer:
GaryManning - Mobile: 0427 546 095
Community Emergency Services Manager:
Vicki Booth - Mobile: 0409 137 645
Shire of Victoria Plains:
Glenda Teede - Chief Executive Officer
Mobile: 0429 117 758
Local Emergency Management Arrangements
The Local Emergency Management Arrangements have been prepared in accordance with the Emergency Management Act 2005 and endorsed by the Wongan Ballidu and Victoria Plains Local Emergency Management Committee and approved by the Shire of Victoria Plains. To view the complete document please click here.
SMS Registration (Harvest and Vehicle Movement Bans)
If you wish to register your mobile phone number/s with the Shire for this service, you can use the online submission form below.
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Please register my details on the Harvest and Movement Ban SMS Database
I have read and understood the Terms and Conditions
You can also print a copy of the form and return it to the Shire of Victoria Plains by faxing your details to 9628 7008 with your name and mobile phone number. By submitting your details, you are agreeing to participate in this scheme.
Remove My Details
If you wish to remove your contact details from the Harvest and Vehicle Movement Ban SMS database, please click here.
Harvest and Vehicle Movement Bans Info Sheet
Harvest and Vehicle Movement Bans are issued by local governments. DFES provides this information for your general assistance - click here.
Total Fire Bans
A Total Fire Ban (TFB) is declared because of extreme weather conditions or when widespread fires are seriously stretching firefighting resources. A TFB is declared by DFES following consultation with local governments.
When a TFB is declared it prohibits the lighting of any fires in the open air and any other activities that may start a fire.
The ban includes all open air fires for the purpose of cooking or camping. It also includes incinerators, welding, grinding, soldering or gas cutting.
Total Fire Ban Fact Sheet - click here.
Gazetted Burning Periods
The Shire of Victoria Plains has four (4) blocks of gazetted burning periods. All dates advertised are at the discretion of the Chief Fire Control Officer and the Chief Executive Officer and may be subject to change due to weather conditions.
To view the Shire of Victoria Plains gazetted burning periods please click here.
Chief Executive Officer