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
The entire municipal district of Pyrenees has been declared as land that is likely to be subject to attack by termites.
The Building Regulations require that all new buildings, alterations and extensions, must be protected against termite infestation in accordance with Australian Standard AS3660.1
Please consult with your builder to ensure that your planned building works comply.
For further information relating to building in a designated termite prone area can be found in the
• National Construction code 2019 Termite Risk Management section 3.1.4
• Australian Standard 3660.1 Termite Management
• or your building designer may be able to assist with a termite management plan.
View map of Declared Termite Area(PDF, 521KB)