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Total Fire Prohibition

1 March to 30 June 2019

This alert applies to the following parks:

A total fire prohibition is in place from 18 February 2019 until further notice. Open fires must not be lit anywhere in K'gari (Fraser Island) Recreation Area, including in fire rings at Dundubara and Waddy Point camping areas.

Open fires are defined as: wood fires that are not fully self-contained, including open campfires and fires in braziers, drums, other open containers and QPWS supplied fire-rings and barbeques.

Bring fuel or gas stoves for cooking.

The fire prohibition is in place due to increasing severe fire danger conditions. It will remain in place until the risk of wildfire moderates.

Contravention of this prohibition is an offence under the Recreation Areas Management Act 2006. A maximum penalty of 165 penalty units applies. On-the-spot penalty $652.00.

Your co-operation in the protection of people, property and wildlife is appreciated.

Last updated
1 March 2019