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Bushfire Recovery and Community Day

5 December @ 9:00 am - 6 December @ 3:00 pm

 

Join us at the FREE Bushfire Recovery and Community Day on either Saturday, 5th or Sunday, 6th December 2020 at the Civic Ballroom, Lithgow from 9am to 3pm.

  • Learn how to prepare your property for the upcoming bushfire season
  • Be equipped with the latest information about the season ahead.
  • Join in Q & A sessions with bushfire experts.
  • Visit the Expo – Meet and talk with a wide range of bushfire service and product providers.
  • Participate in workshops that will equip you with bushfire preparation skills.
  • Connect with bushfire recovery support services.
  • Find out more about building and renovating in bushfire prone areas.

As summer approaches, it’s important that each one of us is PREPARED and EMPOWERED with the resources and information we need to STAY SAFE.

 

 

Schedule

Expo open from 9am to 3pm

Bushfire related products and recovery services.

Presentations for Saturday 5 December

9.45am – 10:45am • Official opening presented by MC Gavin Coote – Journalist – ABC
• Message from Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM, Commissioner – Resilience NSW
• Keynote presentation from NSW Rural Fire Service
11.30am – 11.45am Coordination of the bushfire recovery efforts
1.00pm – 1.45pm Preparing our community for emergencies,
Panel discussion and Q&A’s
Featuring: NSW RFS, SES, Police, Red Cross, Lithgow City Council, Mental Health
2.00pm-2.15pm Landscape recovery & wildlife encounters
2.30pm-2.45pm Recovery Services

 

Conditions of Entry

Due to COVID Safe protocols, we encourage you to register prior to the event. However, you are also able to register on the day at the event. You can attend any time and, on either day or both days.

Conditions of entry at the event venue

Visitors are not permitted to enter if they:

  • Are experiencing any flu or COVID-19 symptoms (sore throat, runny nose, persistent cough, shortness of breath, fever).
  • Have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 (during the period of time in which the virus is contagious).
  • Are awaiting the results of a test for COVID-19.
  • Reside with anyone who is awaiting the results of COVID-19 test.
  • Have returned from international travel and failed to observe the government requirement to quarantine for 14 days.

COVID SAFE EVENT

We have a COVID-19 Safety Plan in place to ensure NSW Health’s guidelines on physical distancing and the four square metre rule are met.

Face masks will be provided for free for attendees and hand sanitiser provided.

Attendance inside the Civic Ballroom is limited to ensure physical distancing can be met.

Registrations:    https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/bushfire-recovery-and-community-day-tickets-127255433427

Contact Information

Email: recovery@lithgow.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 02 6354 9960
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1268101210234941/

Conditions of Entry

Due to COVID Safe protocols, we encourage you to register prior to the event. However, you are also able to register on the day at the event. You can attend any time and, on either day or both days.

Conditions of entry at the event venue

Visitors are not permitted to enter if they:

  • Are experiencing any flu or COVID-19 symptoms (sore throat, runny nose, persistent cough, shortness of breath, fever).
  • Have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 (during the period of time in which the virus is contagious).
  • Are awaiting the results of a test for COVID-19.
  • Reside with anyone who is awaiting the results of COVID-19 test.
  • Have returned from international travel and failed to observe the government requirement to quarantine for 14 days.

 

Bushfire Recovery & Community Day Information Flyer

Details

Start:
5 December @ 9:00 am
End:
6 December @ 3:00 pm

Organiser

Lithgow City Council
Phone:
(02) 6354 9999
Email:
council@lithgow.nsw.gov.au
Website:
www.council.lithgow.com

Venue

Civic Ballroom
George Coates Avenue
Lithgow, NSW 2790 Australia
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