Land class fencing, sediment fences, stock containment areas, wildlife fences, BlazeAid, and DELWP's rehabilitation policy for repair of fences damaged by fire and fire control lines.

Land class fencing

After a fire there is an opportunity to re-think a property's layout, including internal fence lines and renewing internal fences by land classes. Doing a whole farm plan course may assist with this process.    

Re-fencing considerations - recovery after fire & flood (Agriculture Victoria)

Sediment fences

How to building sediment fences YouTube (Agriculture Victoria) 

Building a sediment fence (Agriculture Victoria)

Stock containment areas

A stock containment area is carefully selected, fenced section of a property that is set up to periodically hold,feed and water livestock. Stock containment areas are primarily used to protect soil and pastures during adverse seasons such as droughts, and after fires. 

Stock containment areas (Agriculture Victoria)

Stock containment areas - factsheet (Agriculture Victoria)

Stock containment areas - case studies & videos (Agriculture Victoria)

Wildlife friendly fencing

Each year thousands of animals are entangled in fences. Information on how to design wildlife friendly fences is available on Wildlife Rescue's website.

Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning's (DELWP) rehabilitation policy for the repair of fences damaged by bushfire and fire control lines. 

Repair of fences damaged by bushfire & fire control line rehabilitation policy


BlazeAid is volunteer-based organisation that works with families, landowners and individuals in rural Australia after natural disasters such as fires and floods. Working alongside rural landowners and their families, BlazeAid volunteers help rebuild fences that have been damaged or destroyed in disasters such as fires.

Bruthen - on 23 January 2020 a BlazeAid camp will be operational at Bruthen, in East Gippsland. More details at BlazeAid

Contact BlazeAid here