Unrestricted Burning Period Starts

Published on Thursday, 1 June 2023 at 2:10:20 PM

Shire of Mundaring has entered an unrestricted burning period effective from Thursday 1 June to Saturday 30 September 2023.

Residents may now burn without a permit or time restrictions however please consider the following before lighting up:

  • Don’t burn wet or green leaves/branches
  • Notify your neighbours prior to lighting
  • Manage smoke if it is blowing over roads/or into houses
  • Have adequate means of extinguishing the fire
  • If you lose or are unable to control your burn, call 000

Burning responsibly

Follow these handy tips when carrying out fuel reduction burns:

  • Please check weather conditions, wind and temperature before burning
  • Only conduct burns after fine weather, when fuel is at its driest
  • Have a pressurised garden hose close by, ready for use
  • Monitor smoke levels
  • Extinguish thoroughly with water and monitor the site after burning
  • Insall a five-metre mineral earth break around your pile


  • Burn without a garden hose nearby, ready for use
  • Smother a fire when adding extra fuel. Ensure air flow
  • Burn more than you can manage
  • Leave the burn site unattended when burning.

Winter Burning Workshops 

The Shire’s free winter burning workshops will be presented . If you are interested in joining a workshop please email firesafety@mundaring.wa.gov.au or call us on (08) 9290 6696.

More information

Read more about Air Quality and Smoke Management or call (08) 9290 6742 to learn more about burning responsibly.

Learn about Burning Periods and Fire Danger Ratings

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