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Hazard Reduction Burn

This alert applies to the following parks:

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct a planned burn on Monday the 14th of August to Friday the 18th of August 2017 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 Jacaranda Avenue, Poinsettia Avenue, Columbus Drive and Oxley Drive. 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:

  • Northern section of Pine Ridge Conservation Park and all trails
  • Access points via Jacaranda Avenue and Columbus Drive

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

Last updated
10 August 2017