This fact sheet explains your entitlement to claim income tax deductions for costs you incur on fire emergency preparedness and prevention assets and activities on your primary production land.
ATO Fact Sheet: Fire preparedness and prevention expenses for primary producers - Download (229 KB)
The Basalt to Bay Landcare Network worked closely with the Australian Taxation Office in the aftermath of the St Patrick's Day fires so that people on the land could be better prepared using existing tax benefits.
The information in this fact sheet applies to any tax registered primary producer anywhere in Australia.
Please download the pdf. version of the fact sheet via the link above.
This advice is current as at October 2018.
It is a good idea to also check the ATO listing on their site, in case the advice has been updated: