Shire of Boddington

welcome to the Shire of Boddington

Nestled on the banks of the Hotham River is the township of Boddington. Located within easy reach of the metropolitan area, the Boddington Shire boasts rural living at its best with essential services close at hand.

However, don’t let its country-town charm fool you – Boddington offers singles, couples and families all the essential services they need to enjoy a more relaxed way of life without sacrificing on convenience. With established school, shops and recreational facilities, it’s easy to see why Boddington really is the best of both worlds.

shire of boddington - bush fire notice information

Council has approved the 2017/2018 Fire Access Track Order and the annual brochure providing details.

Fire Access Track has the same meaning as Fire Break in the Bush Fires Act 1954.

Fire Access Tracks are spaces that can provide vehicle and pedestrian access in the case of fire. They shall be maintained, cleared of all flammable material for the purpose of fire control and in a trafficable condition. These areas shall be 2.5 metres wide as a minimum and have a 4.0 metre vertical clearance.

Infringements can apply if found to be non- compliant. 

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

2/11/2017 – 14/12/2017 you will need a PERMIT TO BURN

15/12/2017 - 14/3/2018 is the PROHIBITED BURNING PERIOD

15/03/2018 – 26/04/2018 – PERMIT TO BURN required.

Remember these dates are subject to seasonal change within the Shire.

Please click on this link for the 2017- 2018 Bush Fire Notice brochure