Early years

Preparing for bushfires

This section introduces the theme of preparing for bushfires in the context of safety messages. It covers what people can do to prepare for a bushfire, and introduces the people who fight fires. These understandings play a key role why it is very important to learn about bushfire safety. These learning experiences extend the ideas introduced in 'Learning about Bushfires'.

Getting to know firefighters

Overview: Children will be encouraged to explore the role and equipment of firefighters, particularly during bushfires. This session will familiarise children with firefighters and the important role they play in protecting and helping people during bushfires.