Bushfire Safety Tip #7 - Mow the lawn! - Yes, it's a chore, but to reduce your risk during bushfire season you should keep your grass cut to under 10cm in height.
Bushfire Safety Tips #5 - Make sure you have a hose that is long enough to reach around your house.
Bushfire Safety Tip #2 - Clean your gutters of any leaf litter, twigs or other debris - these provide flammable material for ember attack!
Bushfire Safety Tip #9 - For extra safety in bushfire prone areas install fine steel mesh screens on doors, windows and vents.
Bushfire safety tip #1 - Cut back overhanging branches and trees within 10m of your house.
Bushfire Safety Tip #3 - Store any flammable liquid or items away from the house.
Bushfire Safety Tip #6 - Fill the gaps - Seal or fill any gaps in your roof or walls, and repair any broken roof tiles. Don't give fire and embers anything to work with!
Bushfire Safety Tip #4 - Stack any firewood or loose wood away from the house (not next to the back door!)
Bushfire safety tip #8 - Remove flammable litter - rake up leaves, bark and loose twigs around the house.