There is also advice on how to safely evacuate from a burning building or room.
Home fire safety advice
Fire safety at home posters
- Home fire safety messages (.pdf)
- Fire in your room - evacuation advice: plan your escape (.pdf)
- Fire in your home - evacuation advice (.pdf)
- Fire in your home - highrise evacuation advice (.pdf)
Fire safety information
The DHHS Fire Safety YouTube page has the fire safety information video with subtitles in these languages:
- Traditional Chinese
- Simplified Chinese
Fire safety booklet
The What to do if there is a fire booklet explains:
- The fire safety equipment in your unit and building
- What to do if there is a fire in your unit
- What to do if there is a fire in your building
- How to stay fire-safe at home
Fire safety booklet in other languages
- Arabic: What to do if there is a fire (Arabic .pdf) and accessible Arabic version (.docx)
- Chinese - Simplified: What to do if there is a fire (Simplified Chinese .pdf) and accessible Simplified Chinese version (.docx)
- Chinese - Traditional: What to do if there is a fire (Traditional Chinese .pdf) and accessible Traditional Chinese version (.docx)
- Russian: What to do if there is a fire (Russian .pdf) and accessible Russian version (.docx)
- Somali: What to do if there is a fire (Somali .pdf) and accessible Somali version (.docx)
- Vietnamese: What to do if there is a fire (Vietnamese .pdf) and accessible Vietnamese version (.docx)
Home heating safety for public housing tenants
Home heating is a major cause of house fires in the winter months. House fires cause major property loss and damage every year. You can do things to reduce the risk of fire in your home.
Bushfire information for tenants
To prepare yourself and your family for the coming bushfire season, read the Bushfire information for tenants (.docx).
The Country Fire Authority has information to help you plan and prepare for fires.
To learn more about fire safety, visit:
- Metropolitan Fire Brigade website
- Country Fire Authority website
- Our DHHS Service Providers website for fire risk management information for business and community.