Bushfires pose a serious risk to life, property and the environment. Managing risk by removing hazards from the electricity network is a responsibility that’s shared between Ausgrid, our customers and the community.
Understand your responsibilities for maintaining a private pole
We patrol the electricity network by land and air to check for bushfire hazards.
Find out how our inspectors spot bushfire hazards in this short video.
Planting suitable trees and keeping foliage clear of powerlines improves safety.