Volunteering: cyclones, fire and disasters
Volunteer with Bushfires NT
Bushfires NT works with landowners and the wider community to manage and prevent bushfires in the Northern Territory (NT).
It supports 22 volunteer fire brigades across the NT with about 500 active volunteers.
Bushfire volunteers are landholders and members of the community - men and women from all cultural backgrounds, age groups and professions.
Role of Bushfires NT volunteers
There are a range of Bushfires NT volunteering roles that will suit a variety of people.
Volunteers take part in the following types of work:
- fighting and preventing bushfires
- fuel hazard reduction
- going to bushfires and operating firefighting equipment
- operational support during a bushfire
- fundraising for local brigades.
How to volunteer
You must be aged 16 years or over to volunteer.
No experience is necessary. You will be given training to ensure you are a confident, safe and competent brigade member.
Contact Bushfires NT
Contact your nearest Bushfires NT office to volunteer.
Head office, Darwin
(08) 8922 0844
Batchelor - Vernon Arafura fire management zone
142 Cameron Road
(08) 8976 0098
Katherine - Savannas and Arnhem fire management zones
32 Giles St
(08) 8973 8871
Tennant Creek - Barkly fire management zone
33 Leichhardt St
(08) 8962 4577
Alice Springs - Alice Springs fire management zone
3 Elder St
(08) 8952 3066
Last updated: 05 February 2019