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  • Fire Stories: Living With Risk

A moving documentary of one community’s experience of surviving and then rebuilding after the 2013 bushfires.  

NOTE:  Two additional FREE screening events have been arranged:

1. At the Fairmont Resort at Leura - 7pm THIS THURS 6 Sept

2. At the Springwood Hub -1.30pm THIS SAT 8 Sept (as part of the Bushfire Building Conference and Community Expo)

PLEASE DO THE PRE-VIEWING SURVEY BEFORE YOU GO! Click here - www.firesurvey.com.au

DVDs now available via:  Megalong Books (Leura), Turning Page (Springwood), Glee Books (Blackheath) & National Parks & Wildlife (Katoomba). 

 

  • Emergency Readiness - GCT

Throughout Spring 2018

Great Community Transport clients

Transport drivers & Facebook: GreatCommunityTransport 

 

  • Emergency Readiness – Volunteer Home Visitors

Throughout Spring 2018

Neighbourhood Centres 'Volunteer Home Visitors’ clients 

 

  • Emergency Readiness – BM Food Services

Throughout Spring 2018

Food Services clients 

 

  • Residents of Yondell/Bee Farm - Street Meeting

Faulconbridge RFS & Springwood Neighbourhood Centre

1st September, 2:00-4:00pm

Cnr Yondell Avenue & Bee Farm Road, Springwood

Adrian: 0468 314 372;

Facebook: FaulconbridgeRuralFireBrigade 

 

  • BMEE Bushfire Building Community Forum

8-9 September

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Springwood Theatre & Community Hub

https://bmee.org.au/category/bushfire-conference-comm/ 

 

  • MOCS Play in the Park – ‘What Happens When Plan A Doesn’t Work?’

Discussion session with RFS for parents

12th September, 10:00am-12:00pm

Buttenshaw Park, GWH Springwood

Jane: 4758 6811; Facebook: MOCSBlueMountains

 

  • Hazelbrook Scout Hall Playgroup – ‘What Happens When Plan A Doesn’t Work?’

Hazelbrook Scout Hall, 70 Railway Parade, Hazelbrook

Discussion session with RFS for parents

20th September, 10:30-11:30am

MOCS: 4758 6811; Facebook: MOCSBlueMountains

 

  • Warrimoo Public School & Warrimoo Bushfire Brigade Open Day

Free sausage sizzle & kids’ fun activities; RFS tips & advice on preparing for the coming season

22nd September, 10:00am-2:00pm

16-30 Florabella Street, Warrimoo

Facebook: WarrimooBushfireBrigade

  

  • RFS Get Ready! Weekend Open Days

22-23 September

The following Brigades are participating:

  • Blaxland
  • Blackheath/Mt Victoria
  • Bullaburra
  • Hazelbrook
  • Katoomba/Leura
  • Katoomba South
  • Lawson
  • Linden
  • Medlow Bath
  • Megalong Valley
  • Mount Riverview
  • Valley Heights
  • Warrimoo
  • Wentworth Falls
  • Winmalee

Contact your local Brigade for more information  

 

  • North Katoomba Meet Your Street

23rd September, 2:30-5:00pm

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Katoomba North Primary School, Barton Street

Family & community day – free activities, fun & food, stalls, local RFS - just turn up!

Josie: 4782 1117;  Facebook: KatoombaNeighbourhoodCentre

 

9:00-3:00, 24th-28th September

GWH, Blackheath

Come & get some one-to-one support with installation & use of emergency apps (especially FiresNearMe & MyFirePlan) on your smartphone or tablet.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 4787 7770

 

Katoomba North Primary School, Barton Street

Family & community day – free activities, fun & food, stalls, local RFS - just turn up!

Josie: 4782 1117;  Facebook: KatoombaNeighbourhoodCentre

 

9:00-3:00, 24th-28th September

GWH, Blackheath

Come & get some one-to-one support with installation & use of emergency apps (especially FiresNearMe & MyFirePlan) on your smartphone or tablet.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 4787 7770

 

  • Holiday Fun Morning

3rd October, 10:00am-12:00pm

Noble Street Park, Bullaburra

Liz: 4758 6811; www.mocs.org.au;

Facebook: MOCSBlueMountains

 

  • Get BUSHFIRE READY using technology!

Thursdays in October, from 1pm

Springwood Drop-In Centre, 3/163 Macquarie Rd (next to Blooms)

Book:  4751 4956

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  • Planning for Animals in Emergencies Seminar

6th October, 10:00am-3:00pm

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Springwood Sports Club, Macquarie Rd., Springwood

Come for a session, or come for the day

Morning tea provided; gold coin donation

Register: on Facebook: BlueARC; or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or Winmalee Neighbourhood Centre: 4754 4050

 

  • BM Aboriginal Culture & Resource Centre's Outreach Day - Connecting Services to Community

12th October, 10:00am-2:00pm

Lunch provided, kids' activities, community services

ACRA, 14 Oak Street, Katoomba

Jade:  4782 6569

Facebook: BlueMountainsAboriginalCultureResourceCentre/

 

For more information on 5 simple steps to being prepared:  www.emergency.nsw.gov.au/getready