CFS Community Engagement & Bushfire Community Legal Program

Preparing yourself emotionally and understanding Fire Danger Ratings and warnings.

Discussing the differences between a “leave early” and a “stay and defend” plan. Preparing a Bushfire Survival Plan and identifying hazards around the home. Operating pumps and firefighting equipment. Understanding bushfire behaviour.

The presentation will be delivered by the Bushfire Community Legal Program – a free legal program that aims to improve bushfire preparedness in high-risk or previously impacted communities across the state. The presentation provides 5 practical insurance tips to help improve participants’ ability to read and understand their insurance policies, understand what evidence to gather for a claim, how to make a claim, and the complaints/review handling process of a claim.