Riverina Highlands is made up of one Local Government Area, Snowy Valleys Council (formally Tumut and Tumbarumba). The District is administered in Tumut, at the Fire Control Centre located in the Riverina Highlands Building, 76 Capper Street Tumut.
The District is made up of twenty eight brigades from Gocup in the north near Tumut to Bringenbrong in the south near Khancoban and includes a Cadet Brigade. The Brigades are made up entirely of volunteers who give up their time to train, maintain equipment and most importantly protect their communities from the ravages of fire.
BUSHFIRE DANGER PERIOD BEGINS ON MONDAY 1st OCTOBER 2018
IN SNOWY VALLEYS COUNCIL AREA (Formally Tumut and Tumbarumba Lga's)
FIRE PERMITS ARE REQUIRED
24 HOURS NOTICE TO NEIGHBOURS AND RFS IS STILL REQUIRED BY LAW ALL YEAR ROUND.
See link below- Before you light that fire
BUSHFIRE SURVIVAL PLAN large file 4mb
1. Ground fuels cleared around the house