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Planned burn in Conondale National Park

This alert applies to the following parks:

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct an aerial planned burn between Wednesday 16 and Monday 21 January 2019, as part of the annual hazard reduction / conservation management program for parks and forests.

These burns are being undertaken to help protect habitat, life and property in the event of a wildfire.

Smoke may be seen in the vicinity of Booloumba Creek camping areas, Booloumba Creek Road, Booloumba Creek Falls, Mt Allan fire tower and Sunday Creek Road. Persons with respiratory or other health problems should seek medical advice on mitigating the effects of smoke inhalation.

During the planned burn these areas are closed to public access:

  • Conondale Range Great Walk from the Gold Mine to Booloumba Falls
  • Conondale Range Great Walk Wongai camping area
  • Strangler Cairn and Artist’s Cascades access track
  • Mt Allan fire tower walking track from Sunday Creek Rd to Mt Allan

Observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers, and do not enter closed areas.

Commercial tour operators and other permit or agreement holders are not permitted to enter closed areas.

Last updated
11 January 2019