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Total fire prohibition - K'gari (Fraser Island)

Applies until 29 February 2020.

This alert applies to the following parks:

From 04 September 2019 until further notice, open fires must not be lit anywhere on K'gari (Fraser Island), 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 $667.

Your cooperation in the protection of people, property and wildlife is appreciated.

Your safety is our concern, but your responsibility.

For a comprehensive list of Park Alerts, visit us online www.des.qld.gov.au

Last updated
4 September 2019