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Local Fire Ban: prohibition on the lighting, maintenance and use of open fire

Applies until 21 September 2019.

This alert applies to the following parks:

Due to the current fire conditions and weather forecasts issued by the Bureau of Meteorology a Local Fire Ban has been declared by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services from Friday 6 September until Friday 20 September, 2019 (inclusive).

Open fires must not be lit anywhere in -

Carnarvon National Park:

  • Carnarvon Gorge section
  • Salvator Rosa section
  • Ka Ka Mundi section

Nuga Nuga National Park

Minerva Hills National Park

Expedition National Park:

  • Robinson Gorge section

Open fires are defined as: wood fires that are not fully self-contained, including open campfires and fire in braziers, drums, other open container, and QPWS supplied fire-rings and barbeques. Ash producing fuels, heat bead, Oz-pigs and similar appliance cannot be used during this fire ban.

Visitors must comply with fire prohibition guidelines and directions given from QPWS rangers—penalties may apply for non-compliance.

Further information on Fire Bans can be found the Rural Fire website www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

Last updated
13 September 2019