It is Safe to Return for people who left due to the bushfire at Bayindeen-Rocky-Road. The fire is under control but there may still be some localised fire activity and smoke. Aircraft, heavy machinery, and firefighters will still be active. For more information and updates use the VicEmergency App or visit the link below.
You can watch a recording of the community meetings held on Friday 1 March in Beaufort on Council's Facebook page (link below) or YouTube Channel (youtube.com/Pyreneessc).
Pyrenees Shire Facebook page
Council offices and facilities are open for business however some services have been impacted by the fire emergency. For more information on this and other Council services, please visit the link below.
Council services and community info - rolling updates
Pyrenees Shire Council is required to develop and maintain a Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP)which outlines how the Council and its supporting agencies will meet the requirements of the four responsibilities listed above. A copy of the MEMP can be viewed here: Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP) 2020-2023(PDF, 8MB)
The MEMP also has a number of sub-plans which outline additional detail and operating procedures for the more complex and high risk emergencies including :
Pyrenees Shire Municipal Fire Management Plan 2018-2021(PDF, 3MB).
Pyrenees Shire Municipal Flood Emergency Plan (endorsed March 2020)(PDF, 7MB)
Pyrenees Shire Heatwave Plan 2022(PDF, 646KB)
Pyrenees Shire Pandemic Plan 2020(PDF, 511KB)
Other useful links to support you Before, During and After an Emergency.