The COVID stage 4 lockdown has ended, however, some modified restrictions remain in place, including limits on social gatherings and wearing masks in some indoor settings, or wherever you can't socially distance.
Find out more about fire danger ratings, what you need to do and what you can expect from council.
Find out how to get fire ready ahead of fire season. Learn how to prepare your property and about fire hazard inspections. Report a fire hazard on private land.
Places to go as a last resort in a fire emergency.
If your home is damaged in an emergency, we may be able to help you with emergency relief assistance. We can help you find temporary accommodation, financial assistance and more.
Find a wide range of resources to help you with bushfires, floods, storms and other emergencies. This page contains information to help you before, during and after an emergency.
The Municipal Emergency Management Plan describes actions taken before, during and after emergencies. View the plan and related documents.
Yarra Ranges Shire Council
P.O. Box 105, Anderson Street
Lilydale, VIC 3140
P 1300 368 333
F (03) 9735 4249
Yarra Ranges Council respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners, the Wurundjeri people, as the custodians of this land. We pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past and present, who have resided in the area and have been an integral part of the history of the region.