What is a BAL certificate, BAL Assessment or BAL Report?

BAL stands for Bushfire Attack Level. The bushfire industry has commonly used the terms Bushfire Attack Level certificates, bushfire risk assessments and bushfire attack level reports to describe the bushfire documentation required to obtain development consent from your local council. To determine the Bushfire Attack Level (BAL), the slope and type of vegetation are determined. […]

Bushfire Survival Plans

Bushfire survival plans are a series of agreed steps which form a bushfire evacuation plan and will be undertaken in the event of a bushfire progressing towards your house. The plan is developed prior to the bushfire season to allow occupants to rationally, sensibly and without time pressures determine what steps they will take. It […]