Bush Fire Control

For information regarding restricted and prohibited burning periods, fire permits or other detailed fire control information, please contact the Shire of Menzies on 08 9024 2041; or

Chief Fire Control Officer: Garth Marland 0408 494 925 

Deputy Chief Fire Control Officer: Ray MacKay 0427 663 703

Restricted Burning Period 1

18 September to 31 October (inclusive)

Prohibited Burning Period

1 November to 30 April (inclusive)

Restricted Burning Period 2

1 May to 31 May (inclusive)

Unrestricted Season

1 June to 17 September

Dates may change according to seasonal conditions, which will be advertised on the Shire of Menzies website. 

All burning is prohibited on days where:

  • the fire Danger Rating is Extreme or above, 
  • a Total Fire Ban is declared, or
  • a Harvest and Vehicle Movement Ban is declared.