Animals and Bushfire

​​​​​​Download information to help you include your animals in your bushfire plan and to manage your animals during and after a bushfire:

 Include your Animals in your Bushfire Plan (PDF 199Kb)

  Animal Bushfire Survival Planning Poster   (308Kb)

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After a bushfire many factors must be considered when assessing burnt livestock. Furthermore those animals not killed directly by the fire or destroyed due to injuries, must be repeatedly assessed on a daily basis after the bush fire event. Continued support for the owners will need to be considered​ and/or provided.​

Specific guidance for various species may be found at:

For additional guidance on the emergency slaughter of​​ livestock as​ a result of bushfire:

More information:

Bushfires on Farming Properties - AgriGrowth​

​Wildlife and bushfires​ - Wildlife Management

Current bushfire alerts​ - Tasmania Fire Service​