If a fire ignites near your business, you and your employees will need to make sure everyone is safe.
Preparation is key in protecting your employees, customers and business. Having a written plan can help you stay focused and respond when under pressure.
Tourism business fire preparedness
DJSIR and the Country Fire Authority are developing a new Tourism Business Fire Ready Kit to assist businesses prepare for fire.
In the meantime, refer to the CFA Plan and Prepare page for more information.
Support and resources
- When customers cancel: guidance for tourism businesses – Consumer Affairs Victoria explains your rights and the rights of your customers when it comes to cancelling bookings in the event of a crisis and why a cancellation policy may avoid potential problems.
- Free resources to inform visitors about fire risk are available to order. Choose from brochures, key tags and Fire Danger Rating displays. Community Information Guides are also available for a number of tourism destinations which provide local information to help people plan what to do on high risk days or if a fire starts.
- Employment entitlements during natural disasters or emergencies – The Fair Work Ombudsman helps businesses and employees understand their options and entitlements.
- Read our guide for the first 24 hours after a crisis.