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Southern Downs Regional Council


​​​​​​​Fire Bans

​A fire ban prohibiting the lighting of fires in the open is currently in place from 00:01hrs Thursday 24 September 2020 to 23:59hrs Monday 28 September 2020 for the Toowoomba, Southern Downs, Goondiwindi, Western Downs, Maranoa, Murweh, Quilpie, Bulloo, Paroo and Balonne Local Government Areas. All permits to light fire previously issued in the local fire ban area are hereby cancelled. Please refer to the attached Declaration of Fire Ban for full details and any expemtions.

Fire Bans: There IS a Fire Ban for this Shire
Start Date: 24/09/2020 12:00 AM
End Date: 28/09/2020 11:55 PM
Attachment: Fire Ban Declaration

Fire Restrictions

Please review your local council website for any policies or local restrictions.  For any additional information please contact your local Fire Warden or Rural Fire Service Area Office.

Neighbourhood Safer Places

Ballandean Soccer ClubOpen Space

​Curr Road, Ballandean  QLD  4382

Dalveen Hall ParkOpen Space

​Pine Crescent, Dalveen  QLD  4374 (Next to Dalveen State School)

Goomburra IntersectionOpen Space

​Corner of Goomburra Road and Inverramsy Road, Goomburra  QLD  4362

Heritage Park PrattenOpen Space

​White Street, Pratten  QLD  4370

Leyburn Sprints Staging AreaOpen Space

​Corner of Donald Street and Warwick Street, Leyburn  QLD  4365

Wallangarra Driver ReviverOpen Space

​Corner of New England Highway and Margetts Street, Wallangarra  QLD  4383


The Southern Downs Regional Council area is covered by the Rural Fire Service Darling Downs Area Office.
2 Phillips Street
TOOWOOMBA  Qld  4350
07 4616 1945

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