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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:​from 16 May 2020
​Burn Location:​Curtis Island National Park, near Gladstone
​Areas Affected:​Raglan, Marmor, Emu Park and surrounding areas
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:from 02 June 2020 to 26 June 2020
​Burn Location:​Hook Island (Nara Inlet and Macona Inlet) and Whitsunday Island (Tongue Pt and Whitehaven Beach)
​Areas Affected:​Smoke will be seen in the Whitsunday Island area
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​from 03 June 2020 - 30 June 2020
​Burn Location:Hull River National Park area near Lower Tully
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be seen in the Lower Tully area throughout June and decrease visibility on surrounding roads
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​03 June 2020
​Burn Location:​Wangetti section of Macalister Range National Park
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be seen in and around the surrounding area of Wangetti, Captain Cook Highway
​Agency:​Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
​Date:​01 June 2020 to 31 August 2020
​Burn Location:​Magnetic Island National Park
​Agency:​Department of Defence
​Date:​03 June 2020
​Burn Location:​Greenbank - North of Springfield Greenbank Arterial Road
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be seen in the Greenbank locality. Smoke or smouldering vegetation may be evident for hours or days after the burn
​Agency:​Brisbane City Council
​Date:​03 June 2020
​Burn Location:​Parkinson Bushland, Parkinson - between Johnson Road, the Logan Motorway and the railway line
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may impact Johnson Road and settle in surrounding suburbs overnight. Tracks in the vicinity will be closed for up to two weeks after the burn
Agency:​Department of Defence
​Date:​from 03 June 2020 - approx 10 June 2020
​Burn Location:​Mount Stuart Training Area, Angus Smith Drive
​Areas Affected:​Smoke may be seen in the Kelso, Rasmussen, Condon, Gumlow, Douglas and Oak Valley localities. Smoke or smouldering vegetation may be evident for hours or days after the burn