Emergency Management Services

Hours of Service

8:30am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday
If you require the services of a City Fire Officer, contact the City on 9956 6600.

Fire Risk or Danger

Report an issue related to a fire risk or danger here

Fires - Floods - Cyclones

The City provides a variety of services aimed at safeguarding our community against both natural and man made disasters including bushfires, floods and cyclones.

The City manages fire hazards on City owned/managed lands, enforces burning periods, times and bans and undertakes firebreaks and fire hazards inspections.

Annual Firebreak Notice

The City also responds to fires outside the fire gazetted district. Read our local emergency plan for bushfire response here

Additional Services

Cleaning roof gutters

Information/advice preparing your property for bushfire season

Tractor with slasher

Firebreak and slashing contractors

'image description'Issuing  Burning Permits

Burning Areas Management Map

Bushfire brigades

Managing/Recruiting

Greater Geraldton volunteer bushfire brigades

Harvest Movement Ban sign

Issuing movement/harvest bans:Register for SMS notifications: Harvest Movement Ban SMS Form (ISEM002)

Bush fireReport a fire hazard

Useful Links

Bureau of Meteorology

Department of Fire & Emergency Services

Emergency WA

Main Roads WA

Useful Information

Bush Fire Advisory Committee

View the Government Gazette, WA article.

View the CGG Local Emergency Management Arrangements

View the Mullewa Emergency Management Plan

Operation Barndi Mara - Managing Animals in a Disaster

Managing animals in a disaster can be a complex issue for emergency responders and communities.  The City of Greater Geraldton acknowledged this as a priority and developed Local Animal Emergency Welfare Guidelines.  Agencies who work closely with animals in the community came together to test the guidelines and the exercise and outcomes were captured on this film.