Firey Women at Blyth

18/08/2017 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

To be held at Blyth Cinema, Moore Street, Blyth. To Register your interest, contact CFS Community Engagement Officer Kylee McNamee on 0457103506 or Minimum of 10 participants required. Register by 16th August. Please bring own lunch, but morning tea and afternoon tea provided.

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The award winning Firey Women workshops provide women with a safe non-threatening environment to learn new skills to help protect their families and livelihoods.  The workshops cover both information and practical sessions over two days.

This is a two day workshop, so attendance is required on both days to achieve full workshop benefit.  

Firey Women SideBar GraphicWorkshop topics include:

  • Preparing yourself emotionally
  • Understanding Fire Danger Ratings and warnings
  • Discussing the differences between a "leave early" and a "stay and defend" plan
  • Preparing a Bushfire Survival Plan
  • Identifying hazards around the home
  • Operating pumps and firefighting equipment
  • Understanding bushfire behaviour

Workshop sessions:

Firey Women can be run as a two day workshop, or over four evenings, depending on the needs of the community and are offered between May and September each year.

For further information please contact CFS Community Engagement on 08 82129858, or email