4 Swimart bushfire safety tips
Help firefighters protect your home and possessions
Did you know that firefighters use swimming pools to help protect homes?
Let them know you have this valuable water supply by displaying a Static Water Supply (SWS) sign so that it is visible from the road.
The SWS sign is free, so contact your local fire station for more information.
Wherever you live, your home and contents insurance cover should be enough to cover the cost of rebuilding your pool and all of its equipment.
Increasing your insurance cover may not cost very much, and if you shop around you may even be able to get more cover for a lower price.
Whether you’re in the middle of a major fire event, or kilometers away in a neighbouring area, here’s how to protect your pool and your health:
Contact the following to see if you’re in a natural disaster-prone area:
Ask them about the Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) of your home to get a better understanding of your risk.