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Whether you’re a landlord or tenant, safety is the main concern and is the responsibility of both parties. Find out more, including some legal advice from Blue Mountains Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service. Most tenancy agreements require some yard maintenance and prompt reporting of any maintenance issues and things in need of repair such as cracked roof tiles, […]

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Home Prep

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There are may simple changes that you can make to your garden and buildings that greatly increase their chances of withstanding a bush fire. Below is a checklist to help you get started, and links to other tools and information. The most appropriate improvements to your property will vary depending on your location and the […]

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Bush fire basics

Here is some fundamental stuff that you need to understand about fire ratings and warning systems. Understanding these things will help you make the best choices when a bush fire is reported near you. Before a fire even starts Monitor the Fire Danger Rating daily at The higher the fire danger rating, the more dangerous, erratic and difficult […]

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Yard Blitz!

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Flames, radiant heat, flying embers… Risk can vary greatly based on your location and surrounds, but put simply, there is no house in the Blue Mountains that is immune from the impact of a bush fire. A bit of hard yakka will pay you back in volumes during a bush fire event. It’s time to […]

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