Shire of West Arthur

Fire Control

In an emergency dial 000

Prohibited Burning Period 1 November to 21 February STRICKLY NO BURNING

Restricted Burning Period 30 September to 31 October, 22 February to 15 April PERMITS ARE REQUIRED


Please click here for a Fire and Emergency Services Contact List.

Chief Bush Fire Control Officer Ben Robinson 0438 626 033
Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer Graeme Peirce 0419 765 196
Fire Weather Officer Adrian South 0428 935 000
Deputy Fire Weather Officer Robert Jefferies 9862 9056/0427 629 003

Harvest Bans

When a harvest ban is called, you are required to stop harvesting and stop the movement of all vehicles in paddocks (other than those involved in the transportation of water for homesteads and livestock).

To register for notification of movement bans via SMS, contact the Shire Office.

Please click here for a downloadable 2022/2023 Emergency Services Levy Brochure.