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Updated Map of Bush Fire Prone Areas (May 2017)

12 June 2017 in General
Bushfire Prone Map

​The latest Map of Bush Fire Prone Areas released 31st May 2017, updating the areas of Western Australia where bushfire risk may need to be assessed as part of planning and building applications. For people developing or building properties, inclusion in the bushfire prone areas of the map may mean...

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BPP Staff Deliver “Bushfire Fuel Load Assessment” Training in the South West

26 April 2017 in General
Mike Scott overseeing Fuel load Assessments

Mike Scott (Bushfire Prone Planning Director) and Sean Winter (Bushfire Consultant) have been been recognised for there training efforts in the latest edition of the WALGA "Enviro News" Issue 4 - April 2017 Newsletter. Below is an excerpt from the newsletter - April 2017 The training was offered in two formats: a...

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Bushfire Prone Planning Senior Bushfire Consultant attends the University of Melbourne’s Bushfire & Climate course

02 March 2017 in General

Senior Bushfire Consultant Alex Aitken, attended the short course ‘Bushfire & Climate’ held last month at the University of Melbourne in Creswick at their Victorian School of Forestry. The course was run by Dr Trent Penman and covered a broad range of topics including; fundamentals of bushfire behaviour, fuel characteristics...

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Bushfire Consultants Based in Bunbury, Margaret River and Albany

Bushfire Prone Planning has a proven track record of delivering BAL Assessments & Bushfire Management Plans on time and to the standard required by the WAPC or Local Government.

Bushfire Prone Planning Staff are available to assist with your questions regarding the application of the Updated Guidelines for Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas. We also welcome general enquiries regarding a Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) assessment for your next big project or an in depth Bushfire Management Plan (BMP) for...

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BPP Staff Present At WALGA Bushfire Planning and Biodiversity Management Forum (Perth)

23 February 2017 in General
Kathy Nastov

Kathy Nastov (Bushfire Prone Planning Director and FPA Australia Level 3 BPAD Accredited Consultant) delivered a short presentation at the WALGA Bushfire Planning and Biodiversity Management forum held yesterday at the Curtin Technology Park in Bentley. Kathy presented on the Bushfire risk assessment for Mundaring Sports stadium to a room of...

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Release of version 1.1 of Guidelines for Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas

21 February 2017 in General

The Guidelines for Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas have been updated. The changes are outlined in the summary table at the front of the guidelines and include: • ‘Minor development’ (as defined in State Planning Policy 3.7 Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas) in an area of BAL-40 or BAL-FZ is no longer a...

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Update of the Bushfire Prone Planning 2017 Website

12 January 2017 in General
Bushfire Planning Western Australia

Bushfire Prone Planning (BPP) has revamped its existing website as a boost to the start of the 2017 New Year. New features include the offering of services from Level 1, 2 and 3 BPAD Accredited Bushfire Consultants and the establishment of the Three regional offices in Western Australia (Bunbury, Margaret...

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Bushfire Prone Planning staff recognised in FIRE Australia Magazine

08 December 2016 in General

Fire Australia is the flagship publication of Fire Protection Association Australia, providing the main vehicle for distribution of information on fire protection and fire safety to all members and related stakeholders. 2 Bushfire Prone Planning staff members have achieved BPAD Level 3 Accreditation with FPA Australia. Mike Scott – BPP Company Director...

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Does your project require the use of a Level 3 BPAD Practitioner?

01 December 2016 in General
Bushfire WA

What can Bushfire Prone Planning Offer? Bushfire Prone Planning have two Level 3 Practitioners to assist with your project. Our Level 3 Accredited Practitioners can also provide Alternative Solutions, Performance Based Solutions and can undertake AS3959 BAL Method 2 Assessments, all of which can only be done by a Level 3 Practitioner.     We...

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Bushfire Prone Planning Recognised at the Fire Protection Industry Awards 2016

07 November 2016 in General
FPA Australia Award

Bushfire Prone Planning are proud recipients of the Harry Marryatt Company of the Year 1-49 Employees Award at the Fire Protection Industry Awards 2016 presented by the FPA Australia.  Kathy Nastov (BPP Director) accepted the national award on behalf of Bushfire Prone Planning. The Awards were presented at a Gala event...

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