Public Notice - Fire and Safety Requirements

Published on Thursday, 11 May 2023 at 11:37:08 AM

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley would like to remind people to remain fire safe and to take measures to prevent the spread of fires.

Property owners and occupiers must comply with the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Fire Break & Hazard Reduction Notice by 30 June 2023:

Fire Break Notice 2023.pdf (

Unauthorised, deliberately lit fires can cause significant damage to people, property, businesses and the environment.

The Shire works closely with Department of Fire & Emergency Services (DFES) and WA Police to prevent unauthorised fires and investigating arson, with severe penalties if convicted. To report arson please contact WA Police directly (000) or by using the link:

Fires lit at the wrong time of year may have a lasting effect on the environment with seed banks, roots of plants, organic matter and soil erosion effecting ongoing regeneration of the environment.

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact the Shire Rangers on (08) 9191 0999.

Remember, in the event of a fire emergency contact 000.


 Amanda Dexter

Chief Executive Officer