GetReady!BM 2020GetReadylogo


Find an emergency preparedness or recovery event near you.


Get Ready - 6 Week Challenge
A weekly email from Katoomba/Leura RFS with topics such as what to do in the event of a bushfire, how to prepare your property, what to put in your Emergency Kit, and making a Plan B.

How to Prepare Your Children for Bush Fire Season - Belong Blue Mountains
Wednesday 16th September 1pm
Saturday 19th September 10am
A forum for parents who'd like practical strategies for managing the anxiety of children around the upcoming bush fire season.
To register visit
or call 4782 1117

Katoomba/Leura RFS - GetReady! Live Online
Saturday 19th September at 5pm
Facebook: Katoomba/Leura Rural Fire Brigade
A live facebook presentation and Q&A open to all participants of the 6 Week Get Ready Challenge and members of the community to attend.
Details at
Fleura%20rural%20fire%20brigade or find Katoomba/Leura Rural Fire Brigade facebook

RFS Get Ready Weekend
Contact your local brigade or find them on facebook

19th September
Linden Medlow Bath
Mount Riverview
Valley Heights
Wentworth Falls

20th September
Megalong Valley

   Spring Story Time - Blue Mountains Libraries
Wednesday 23rd September 11am
A Spring themed story time, including a story on bushfires.

Mid Mountains GetReady! Belong Blue Mountains
10am to 1pm Saturday 26th September
Mid Mountains Community Centre
RFS information session on preparedness and getting ready. Step by Step information sessions on recovery, emotional preparedness and resilience in COVID times.
Bookings essential call Belong BM on 4759 2592

MOCS GetReady! Kids Quiz
26th September to 9th October
Noble Park, Bullaburra, Wilson Park, Lawson, Gloria Park, Hazelbrook or Weroona Park, Woodford.
Download a quiz sheet from or find MOCSBlueMountains on facebook . Take the kids to visit any of the parks to find the 4 Steps to Get Ready. Once you’ve completed your quiz sheet turn over to see where to collect your prize.
or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Katoomba Parents GetReady! Belong Blue Mountains
Saturday 17th October 10am to 1pm
KOOSH Rear of 10 Station Street, Katoomba
Information sessions by the RFS and Step by Step including practical strategies for how to help your child prepare
Bookings essential
Call Belong BM on 4782 1117 or go to

  Get Ready Weekend - Blackheath
10am Saturday 7th November 2020
Blackheath RFS, Station Street, Blackheath

Drop by and chat with the RFS, BANC & Step by Step.
For more information visit

Mount Victoria Community Picnic
Monday 7th December 4pm to 6pm
Memorial Park, Mount Victoria
A community barbeque for bush fire recovery
Call 4787 7770 for more info or visit

Mount Irvine Community Barbeque
To be confirmed
Mount Irvine
A community barbeque for bush fire recovery
Call 4787 7770 for more info or visit

Medlow Bath Get Ready BBQ
To be confirmed
Medlow Bath
Community barbeque for bush fire recovery & preparedness
Call 4787 7770 for more info or visit

KHS Celebration and Reflection
School only event
Katoomba High School
An event for the school community to reflect on the 2019/20 fires and to celebrate the contribution students and staff who volunteered.
Imelda, Community Liaison at KHS for more