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.

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shire of boddington - bush fire notice information


The Shire of Boddington’s restricted burning period was suspended on 27 April 2019.

Permits are no longer required, but please continue to be cautious & vigilant. Before you light up, there are still some conditions to follow:

  • Enough able-bodied persons on site with suppression equipment as maybe needed.
  • Notify your immediate neighbours.
  • Know the weather forecast for the next 24 hours
  • Fire Bans may still be implemented


MUST monitor the fire until extinguished.


RESTRICTED BURNING: 2/11/18 – 14/12/18 inclusive

PROHIBITED BURNING PERIOD FROM 15/12/2018 until 14/03/2019 inclusive

RESTRICTED BURNING 15/3/19 – 26/4/19 inclusive

Please be aware these dates are subject to change due to weather conditions

Council has approved the 2018/19 Fire Access Track Order. Please refer to the link below.

Please refer to the Fire Access Track Order 2018-2019 for further information:

Please click on this link for the Shire of Boddington 2018-2019 Bush Fire Notice Brochure

Total Fire Ban Guidelines

Please click on this link for information on Firebreaks - please be aware

Please click on this link to read the new Guide on Constructing and Maintaining Firebreaks from DFES

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