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Places to go on high fire risk days

As part of your bushfire plan you need to plan ahead as to the places you will go to when there is a severe, extreme or code red fire danger day. You may have family or friends you can visit for the day or you may not. The list below contains suggestions if you are struggling with ideas; there are many more places to go to on a high fire risk day.


Place Locations  Free or cost  Child friendly  Pet friendly 

Brighton, Dromana, Edithvale & Rosebud

Free Yes Check with local councils

Chirnside Park, Knox City & Chadstone




Chirnside Park, Knox City, Eastland & Doncaster



Collingwood childrens farm

18 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford

Cost Yes No
Libraries Eastern Regional Libraries website Free Yes No
Lillydale Lake

Swansea Road, Lilydale

Free Yes Yes
Ice Skating


Cost Yes No
Melbourne Museum

11 Nicholson Street, Carlton

Cost Yes No
Melbourne Zoo

Elliott Avenue, Parkville

Cost Yes No
National Gallery of Victoria

180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Cost Yes No
Roller Skating

37 Scoresby Road, Bayswater

Cost Yes No

2 Booker Street, Spotswood

Cost Yes No
Shopping Centres

Chadstone, Chirnside Park, Doncaster, Eastland & Knox City

Free Yes No
Swimming Pool

Knox, Casey Arc, Kilsyth & Nunawading

Cost Yes No

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