Important Notice
Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and after advice from the relevant authorities, the 2020 Bushfire Building Community Day, Expo and Forum has been cancelled.
Please note the Industry Conference on Sep 17-18 is going ahead as planned, as a reduced-capacity live event and a virtual conference.
2019 Community Forum Presentations

Here are three of the presentations from the 2019 Bushfire Building Community Forum held in Springwood NSW. Click to open the presentation in a new tab. You can then view or download the presentation as required.

Dr Douglas Brown: Six simple projects to improve your home’s bushfire performance

Nigel Bell: Building or Renovating? Bushfire Issues You Should Know

Blue Mountains City Council: Building on Bushfire Prone Land

Get Ready Weekend
The weekend of September 19-20 is Get Ready Weekend, and we encourage you to see what events your local brigade is running as it’s a great opportunity to get prepared for the coming bushfire season. Find out more here:
Bushfire Building Community Day 2020 logo


[Cancelled – see above]



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 exhibitors including NSW RFS 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.