Planned Burn

Category:
Announcement
Applies:
23—26 July 2021
Published:
21 July 2021 8:01am
ID:
21165

This alert applies to the following parks:

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct a planned burn operation within the Great Sandy National Park near Cooloola Drive, Rainbow Beach between Friday 23 July 2021 and Monday 26 July 2021, weather permitting, 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 the Rainbow Beach area. 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:

  • Carlo Sandblow car park and walking track

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

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