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Published on 06 October 2021
Central Goldfields Shire Council has adopted the 2021 / 2022 Municipal Neighbourhood Safer Places Plan (NSP Plan).
A Neighbourhood Safer Place is a place of last resort when all other bushfire plans have failed.
The NSP Plan follows the annual review undertaken by Country Fire Authority (CFA) and Council in accordance with the requirements of the Emergency Services Legislation Amendment Act 2009 (which amends the Emergency Management Act 1986) and the Country Fire Authority Act 1958.
The Neighbourhood Safer Places Plan identifies that there are five designated Neighbourhood Safer Places (Places of Last Resort) in Central Goldfields Shire Council municipality as follows:
Council’s Emergency Management Coordinator Belinda McKnight states “the community must know that NSP’s are:
More information is available on the Emergency Management website and the CFA (www.cfa.vic.gov.au/plan-prepare/your-local-area-info-and-advice/neighbourhood-safer-places)
For more information, contact Council’s Municipal Fire Prevention Officer and Compliance Coordinator is available on 5461 0624 and Council’s Emergency Management Coordinator Belinda McKnight 5461 0632.