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Building and Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas


This course is non-accredited and students will be issued with a non-accredited Certificate of Completion on successful completion of the course.


This course will provide participants with a broad understanding of the new building and planning requirements for development in bushfire prone areas in Western Australia.


The course covers a wide range of elements including:


• bushfire behaviour

• bushfire planning and building legislative requirements in Western Australia

• understanding of the application of AS3959; and

• bushfire specific documentation to support building and planning applications.


The course is suitable for town planners, building surveyors, ecological consultants, local government staff, developers, builders and others involved in building and planning in bushfire prone areas. The course will provide a broad understanding of the bushfire specific requirements for building and planning in Western Australia including the legislative framework, policies, guidelines and the roles and responsibilities of various professionals working in the field.


WA Course Calendar




  • 9 - 10 June, 2022
  • 1 - 2 September, 2022


To organise training outside of these dates, contact us for a bespoke course.



Enrolment Form & Further Information


Further information on course dates enrolment forms can be found in the following documents:


Course Enrolment Form


Course Brochure


Bushfire Planning and Design Accreditation Scheme (BPAD Scheme)


For more information on FPA Australia's Bushfire Planning and Design (BPAD) Accreditation Scheme click here