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Hazard Reduction Burn Notifications

 

This page displays information on scheduled Hazard Reduction Burns for Queensland. These burns are conducted in preparation for fire season to help reduce the intensity and severity of bushfires.

Smoke may impact residents and visitors to the area. Residents in the nearby and surrounding areas should close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. Smoke can decrease visibility on the roads, so motorists are urged to drive with caution and to conditions.

​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​June 2020 - October 2020
​Burn Location:​Hull River National Park
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be seen in the Hull Heads and Lower Tully Area
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​June 2020 - October 2020
​Burn Location:​Mount Mackay National Park
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be seen on the Tully-Mission Beach Road in the Mount Mackay area
​Agency:​Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy
​Date:​between July and September 2020
​Burn Location:​Wondai locality. Approximately 7.8 Ha located adjacent to Cadell Street, Wondai
​Agency:​Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy
​Date:​between July 2020 and September 2020
​Burn Location:​Wondai locality. Approximately 23 Ha located adjacent to Cherbourg Road and Kent Street, Wondai
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​15 July 2020 - 15 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Wooroonooran National Park, Walsh's Pyramid area
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be seen in the Walsh's Pyramid, Aloomba, Gordonvale and Cairns areas
​Agency:Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​17 July 2020 to 30 September 2020
​Burn Location:​South Cumberland and Newry Islands National Park
​Areas Affected:​Smoke will be seen in the South Cumberland and Newry Islands areas
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​20 July 2020 to 31 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Within Repulse Creek and Saltwater Creek catchments of Conway National Park
Areas Affected:​Smoke will be seen rising from sections of Conway National Park
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​20 July 2020 to 31 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Upper catchment areas of Kelsey Creek, Lethe Creek, Gold Creek, Coorganga Creek within Proserpine State Forest
​Areas Affected:​Smoke will be seen rising from sections of Proserpine State Forest and may affect areas adjacent to Proserpine State Forest including Lake Proserpine, Crystalbrook, Dittmer, Pauls Pocket, Andromache River areas
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlide Services
​Date:​17 July 2020 to 30 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Bowling Green Bay National Park and Townsville Common Conservation Park
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be seen on Mt Elliot, Alligator Creek sections and Cape Cleveland, Woongaloo, Jerona sections of Bowling Green Bay National Park
​Agency:​Round Mountain Rural Fire Service
​Date:​07 August 2020 to 17 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Adjacent to Beck Drive, from Allambie Lane to Vicinity Feaney Avenue and bordered by Bluewattle Estate
​Agency:​Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy
​Date:​August 2020 to September 2020
​Burn Location:​Sunshine Coast Airport
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be present across the Marcoola Township Area
​Agency:​Round Mountain Rural Fire Service
​Date:​07 - 17 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Adjacent to Beck Drive, from Allambie Lane to vicinity Feaney Avenue and bordered by Bluewater Estate
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​August - September 2020
Burn Location:​Annan River (Yuku Baja-Muliku) and Endeavour River national parks
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
Date:​11 August - 14 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Fitzroy Island National Park
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
Date:​13 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Magnetic Island within the West Point area
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be seen from West Point and Bolger Bay for several days
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​13 August 2020
Burn Location:​Girraween National Park
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be seen in the northern section of the national park towards the locality of Eukey, along Girraween National Park's eastern boundary and on Pyramids Road
​Agency:​Department of Defence
​Date:​14 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Lavarack Barracks
​Agency:​Brisbane City Council
​Date:​14 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Anstead Bushland Reserve, Anstead
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be seen from Mount Crosby Road and Hawksbury Road and settle in surrounding suburbs including Anstead, Bellbowrie, and Karana Downs and srrounds overnight. Tracks in the vicinity will be closed for up to two weeks after the burn.
​Agency:Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​17 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Eubenangee Swamp National Park