Bushfire At-Risk Register (BARR)

Schools, kindergartens and child care facilities at the highest risk of fire danger are placed on the Department's BARR. Inclusion on this register is a trigger for the school, kindergarten or child care facility to pre-emptively close on days declared Code Red in their Bureau of Meteorology district.

If you have queries relating to the register, please email emergency.management@edumail.vic.gov.au

For information regarding closures of schools, kindergartens, child care facilities or bus services, refer to emergency closures.

You can also access the Victorian Registrations and Qualifications Authority's (VRQA) Guidelines on bushfire preparedness

For general information regarding emergencies or Code Red days, read emergencies.

Read the full bushfire and grassfire preparedness policy
Available in the Policy and Advisory Library

Bushfire At-Risk Register (Updated 1 September 2021)

Explore entities listed on the BARR below or download a copy of the register (xls - 84kb)

Searching the register

The complete register is listed by suburb below. You can filter by Bureau of Meteorology region or type of education setting below to refine your search.


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Bureau of Meteorology region

Central | East GippslandMallee | North CentralNorth EastNorthern CountrySouth WestWest and South GippslandWimmera


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