The Bushfire Building Community Day, Expo & Forum is a free public event for anyone wanting to learn more about building, renovating and staying safe in bushfire-prone areas.

It’s a family-friendly day with plenty to keep the kids busy while you find out everything you need to know.

This year the Community Day is being held ahead of the fire season on September 7, with the industry Conference to be held 6 weeks later on October 23-25.

Community day


10am – 3pm Saturday September 7, 2019


Blue Mountains Theatre & Community Hub

106 Macquarie Rd, Springwood, NSW





Community Forum

A series of presentations on building, renovating and living safely in bushfire-prone areas, with speakers including the NSW RFS, architects, builders and other industry experts sharing their knowledge and experience.

Get all your questions answered and learn about best practices and latest developments in this vitally important area.



Meet and talk with over 30 exhibitors including NSW RFS, Blue Mountains Council and a wide range of service providers including builders, fire safety companies, bushfire consultants, building materials providers, landscapers and many more.

Find out everything you need to know about building and renovating in a bushfire-prone area here.

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Kids Activities

There’s plenty for the kids to do with indoor and outdoor activities including an adventure playground, Lego, building toys and displays by the NSW Rural Fire Service.

We aim to make the Community Day a great day out for the whole family.

sausage sizzle

Food and Drink

There’s plenty to eat and drink with a sausage sizzle that benefits local rural brigades, cold drinks and hot barista coffee on offer all day.

get ready challenge

“Get Ready” Challenge

Prepare your home for the fire season! Register now for the Six Week ‘Get Ready’ Challenge by Katoomba-Leura Rural Fire Brigade, now in its 5th year. Starts 9 August! Get 6 emails over 6 weeks, with easy tasks, tips and local information to help you Get Ready.

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