Bushfires in Victoria

Find books, government reports, websites, statistics, newspaper articles and images about Victorian bushfires from 1851 to today.

Current fires

Preparing for bushfire

After the fire

Metropolitan Fire Brigade provides practical information to assist in the immediate aftermath.

The National Archives of Australia provide step-by-step advice about recovering records after a fire.

The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material has a brochure on salvaging fire-damaged possessions

Advice can also be obtained from Conservation staff at State Library Victoria.

CFA updates

Updates from the Country Fire Authority:

Fire danger

The CFA uses the fire danger rating scale. You can check the latest ratings online:

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Fire bans & restrictions

Current fire ban and restriction information from the Country Fire Authority (CFA):

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