Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning firefighters are preparing to commence planned burning in public parks and forests.
The 2015 Autumn Firewood Collection Season started across Victoria on Sunday 1 March and will close on 30 June.
The Essential Services Commission (ESC) will conduct an independent review about how best to implement a fairer rating system.
A rare Spot-tailed quoll has been seen at a Staghorn Flat property, a few kilometres from Baranduda, earlier this week.
Suitable weather conditions this week will see the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) continue its planned burning program in the region's parks and forests.
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning advises and supports the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, the Minister for Local Government and the Minister for Planning.
Hon Lisa Neville MP - Minister for Environment, Climate Change & Water
Hon Natalie Hutchins MP - Minister for Local Government
Hon Richard Wynne MP - Minister for Planning