Bushfires have the potential to cause a number of environmental health concerns beyond the immediate damage caused by the fire.
The Victorian Bushfire Information Line provides information during and after major bushfire incidents. It also offers information to help householders, landowners and small businesses reduce bushfire risk.
Smoke from fires and public health
The department and the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) have important roles in environmental public health and promoting improved community health and wellbeing.
Reviewed 31 August 2022