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Do you want to be more prepared for bushfire season this year?  

We are hosting a series of conversations with community members, the RFS and Step-by-Step Bushfire Recovery. These sessions will provide information and opportunities to discuss your specific needs and concerns. 

Please join us so you can be, and feel, more prepared for Bushfire season this year.  


Due to COVID-19 guidelines we need to ask everyone who would like to attend an event to register your details beforehand. Please complete this short form and we’ll look forward to seeing you there.

You can also register over the phone by calling Belong Blue Mountains on 4782 1117.

The planned Get Ready! Lawson event has now been postponed due to confirmed COVID-19 cases in the local area. A new date will be announced soon.


For information on other Blue Mountains Get Ready events please see the full Get Ready Calendar

6:30pm - 7:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2020  
Bushfire season is a time of uncertainty and anxiety for everyone. Your children can feel this too. That’s why we’re hosting two special online conversations with Ruth Myers from Step-by-Step Bushfire Recovery.

Ruth will give you practical ways to prepare your child for the uncertainty  of Bushfire season and build resilience. She will give a short presentation followed by time to ask questions and discuss your concerns. 
This is an online event hosted on Zoom. You can join on a computer, tablet or smartphone. You will be sent details on how to join when you register.  Please also let us know if you would like technical support to join.
For more info please call Belong Blue Mountains on 4782 1117 or email Chris:
Your information will only be used to register you for this event.  After registering you will receive the link and password for the event.  

Thank you. Your registration has been submitted. We will be in touch with details for how to join the event. Please call Belong BM on 4782 1117 if you have any queries.

10:00am, 11:00am or 12:00 midday Saturday 17th October 2020
Katoomba Out of School Hourse Care Centre, 10 Station Street,  Katoomba  
Being practically and emotional prepared for Bushfire season will help you build resilience in your family at such in these uncertain times.  At this event you will hear the latest information and advice from the Katoomba-Leura RFS and have a chance to ask questions.  You will also hear from Ruth Myers from the Step-by-Step Bushfire Recovery program run by Gateway Family Services.  Ruth will discuss practical ways to prepare your child for Bushfire season and explain how the Step-by-Step Recovery program can help families affected by Bushfires. 
Children are welcome to attend with a parent or carer and activities will be provided to keep them entertained.
This is a COVID-Safe face-to-face event so numbers and times are limited.  We also need to ask that you register your details before and upon arrival.  Please complete this registration form if you would like to attend. 
For more info please call Belong Blue Mountains on 4782 1117 or email Nikki:
Which time would you like to register for?
PLEASE NOTE:  Anyone showing flu-like symptoms will not be able to enter the event. If you consider yourself, or someone you are in close contact with, to have high risk or vulnerability if COVID-19 is contracted, we recommend you do not attend these events. Instead, we can give you a call to have a conversation about what you need to get ready for Bushfire season this year and provide you with information from the events. 
Thank you for your understanding and consideration.

Thank you. Your registration has been submitted. We will be in touch with more details about the event soon. Please call Belong BM on 4782 1117 if you have any queries.