‘Be Ready Warrandyte – Living with Bushfire Risk’ was established by the Warrandyte Community Association after the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires. The aim of the campaign is to ensure that every household in the ‘Greater Warrandyte’ area has an effective bushfire plan.
Nillumbik Bushfire Scenario Event

Nillumbik Bushfire Scenario Event

This is the Warrandyte Fire Scenario presented live in November 2019. It is as relevant today as then. (View it in PowerPoint using speaker view to display the accompanying text to each slide. If you do not have that facility, view the slides with hard copy of the...

Bushfire Insurance Forum – 15 November 2018

Bushfire Insurance Forum – 15 November 2018

INSURANCE – ARE YOU COVERED? AFTER A DISASTER IS THE WRONG TIME TO REVIEW YOUR POLICY DO IT NOW! Thursday 15th November 7.00 - 9.00pm Warrandyte Community Church 57 Yarra Street, Warrandyte AROUND 250 people attended Warrandyte Community Association’s Bushfire...

Immersive Bushfire Experience – We Need Your Help

Immersive Bushfire Experience – We Need Your Help

COMMUNITY TESTING AND REHEARSAL Kim Cope, David Dyason & Dick Davies with Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley outside the EMV trailer for the Immersive Bushfire Experience at South Warrandyte Sunday 22 April The Immersive Bushfire Experience is...

International Recognition for Be Ready Warrandyte

International Recognition for Be Ready Warrandyte

Blythe J. McLennan (Research Fellow Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University) is the author of the article "Conditions for Effective Coproduction in Community-Led Disaster Risk Management", featuring in the journal VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and...

2016 Bushfire Scenario Event

2016 Bushfire Scenario Event

  ARE YOU READY! – The bushfire scenario with a difference  Thursday 27th October, 7.00-9.00pm Warrandyte Community Church, 57 Yarra Street, Warrandyte. Register attendance at: 9844 5855 or info@warrandyte.org.au Are you ready! How will you cope when your world...

Red Cross – Emergency Preparedness Week 19 – 26 Sep

Red Cross – Emergency Preparedness Week 19 – 26 Sep

Red Cross wants everyone in Australia to be prepared for an emergency, whether the floods we’ve seen over the past week, fire or personal crisis.  Emergency Preparedness Week, celebrated this year from September 19-26, is where we start. Too many conversations after...

Public Meeting – Warning Sirens for Warrandyte?

Public Meeting – Warning Sirens for Warrandyte?

Following the devastating bushfires in February 2009, the WCA held an open forum attended by 280 Warrandyte residents under the banner of ‘Warrandyte – Be Better Prepared’. The purpose was to explore possible ways forward and to focus on issues and actions. There were...

Winter Clean Up Campaign!

Winter Clean Up Campaign!

Submit your entry into the 'Tip of the Month' competition by emailing your fun photo to yourmonthlytip@cfa.vic.gov.au. At the end of each month CFA, SES, Councils and WCA will review all entries and choose a winner. The winner will receive a $50 IGA (Warrandyte)...