Farming Codes of Practice

The CFS have adopted Codes of Practice as a guide for farming communities, they are:

grain harvesting(464 kb)   This code of practice applies to all grain harvesting and grain handling operations that occur "in the paddock", including operation of grain harvesters, operation of vehicles involved in transporting grain, grain dryers and grain augers. The Grain Harvesting Code of Practice applies to harvesting of any flammable crop.
 
 
Use of Metal Cutting Tools and Welders(715 kb)   A guide to assist in the use of prescribed tools (Angle Grinders/Metal friction tools) outside of the fire danger season
 
 
Broad Acre Burning(1745 kb)   A guide to assist in the practice of safe broad acre stubble burning outside of the fire danger season.
 
 
Vegetation Pile Burning(580 kb)   A guide to assist in the practice of safe vegetation pile burning outside of the fire danger season.