Planned burn within the Burrum Coast National Park

Category:
Other
Applies:
17 June to 31 July 2021
Published:
17 June 2021 3:38pm
ID:
21053

This alert applies to the following park:

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct a planned burning in the week starting 20/06/2021, as part of the annual hazard reduction/conservation management program for parks and forests.

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

Smoke may be seen in the vicinity of Woodgate and Walkers Point. Persons with respirtory 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:

- Banksia walking track

-Burrum Point camping area

All permits for closed areas are suspended for the duration of the closure.

Apply for a camping permit refund online at www.qld.gov.au/camping. Log into your account and cancel your booking up to two days before your booking commences to receive an automatic refund or alternatively apply for a refund.

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

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