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Current Hazard Reduction Burn Advice

Hazard reduction burns are used to clear undergrowth and ground fuels in strategic areas of bush land, particularly around the urban fringe. This work can assist in reducing the intensity of bushfires should they occur in these areas.


Please be advised that the Rural Fire Service brigades will be conducting Hazard Reduction Burn/s (Weather Permitting) as detailed below:-


Wingecarribee Local Government Area


Hazard reduction burns for 2017 are currently being scheduled and will be listed here prior to the burn occurring. Direct neighbour notifications, as required under the Rural Fires Act, are undertaken prior to the burn.


Below is a list of proposed hazard reduction burns. 


Further advice regarding planned and current hazard reduction burns in NSW is available from:
NSW Rural Fire Service's Hazard Reductions page (external link).

Proposed Hazard Reduction Burns 2017


PDFWingecarribee Shire Council Proposed Burns 2017 (PDF, 104Kb)


PDFGibbergunyah Reserve (PDF, 2.53MB)


PDFMt Alexandra Reserve 1. (PDF, 3.9MB)


PDFMt Alexandra Reserve 2.(PDF, 3.5MB)


PDF

Mt Gibraltar Bowral (PDF, 3.5MB)


PDFBoronia Park Hill Top (PDF, 2.7MB)


PDFRiver Bend Reserve Berrima (PDF, 3.3MB)


PDFLeaver Park Bundanoon (PDF, 1.6MB)


PDFYerrinbool Reserve(PDF, 3.5MB)


 

Name: Sparkes HR Location: 22 Redhills Road, Fitzroy Falls

Time: After 1700 hrs on 23rd; After 0900 on 26th (time may vary depending on weather)

Area: 2 - 70 ha

Notes: Partially completed 2-3 ha


Name: Pacofino HR
Location: WINGELLO (270 Murimba Road)
Time: 1700hrs, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 1ha


Name: Kennards HR

Location: MITTAGONG (76 Spring Street)

Time: 0900hrs, time may vary depending on weather

Area: 3.72ha


Name: Alpine Road HR
Location: YERRINBOOL (Alpine Road)
Time: 1700hrs, time may vary depending on weather

Area: 1ha


Name: White HR

Location: JOADJA (1425 Joadja Rd)
Time: 1500hrs, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 4ha

Notes: Partially completed 3 ha


Name: Asgard HR

Location: Forest Road, Wingello
Time: 0900hrs
Area: 88 Ha

Notes: Partially completed 30%


Wollondilly Local Government Area 


To be advised. 


Completed Hazard Reduction Burns 


Date: November 2016
Name: Mt Alex 46 and 47
Location: MITTAGONG Darch Place
Time: 1800hrs
Area: 4ha


Date: November 2016
Name: Alex 62 & 63 HR (off McCallum / Drapers Road, Colo Vale)
Time: After 5pm, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 30 Ha


Date: November 2016
Name: Palmer HR
Location: HIGH RANGE (cnr of Soapy Flat & Black Springs Road)
Time: 0900hrs, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 15ha


Date: October 2016

Name: 102 Ridge Road HR
Location:102 Ridge Road, Oakdale
Time: 9am, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 10 Ha


Date: October 2016

Name: Dunromin HR
Location: Dunromin Road, Buxton
Time: Approx 0900hrs, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 143 Ha


Date: October 2016
Name: Scroggies HR
Location: Scroggies Road, Lakesland
Time: Approx 0900hrs, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 118 Ha


Date: October 2016
Name: Illawarra Street HR
Location: Cnr of Toggerai & Illawarra Streets, Appin
Time: Approx 1800hrs, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 4.7 Ha


Date: October 2016.
Location: 3 Starlight Place, Hill Top.
Time: 0900 hrs, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 1.58 Ha


Date: October 2016
Name: Bolins HR
Location: Wilson Drive, Balmoral
Time: Approx 0900hrs, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 45 Ha


Date: October 2016
Name: Beverley HR
Location: 180 Hanging Rock Road, Sutton Forest
Time: Approx 1000hrs, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 10 Ha


Date: October 2016
Name: Gadsby HR
Location: HILL TOP (21 Lyrebird Close)
Time: 1500hrs, time may vary depending on weather
Area: 1ha


Date: October 2016 
Name: Gib 6 HR 
Location: Mt Gibraltar
Time: 0900hrs
Area: 6.3 


Date: May 2016
Name: Sportground HR
Location: Yerrinbool Sports ground, Government Rd, Yerrinbool
Area: 0.5 ha

Date: May 2016
Name: Gullies Rd HR
Location: 1 Grey Gum Lane, Bundanoon
Area: 4 ha

Date: May 2016
Name: Coorumbene HR
Location: 621 Penrose Road, Penrose
Area: 3.15 ha

Date: May 2016
Name: NPWS Alpine/ Kangaloon HR

Location :Metropolitan Catchment & Upper Nepean State Conservation Area
Area: 1434 ha

Date: April 2016
Name: Brumfield HR
Location: Walker Lane, Avoca
Area: 8 ha

Date: April 2016
Name: KADER ST HR
Location: End of Kader St, Bargo
Area: 8 Ha


Date: April 2016
Name: Joadja East HR
Location: Between Wombeyan Caves rd and Joadja Rd, Joadja (crown land/Joadja Nature Reserve)
Area: 2000 hectares

Date: March 2016
Name: Avoca Shed HR
Location: 541 Nowra Road, Moss Vale
Area: 0.12 ha

Date: October 2015
Mt Alexandra Unit 42 and 43 

in the vicinity of Leopold St, Leopold Ln, Alice St, Victoria St, Pioneer St and Sunset Point Drive Mittagong.

Date: October 2015
Mt Gibraltar Unit 3 and 12b in the vicinity of Oxley Drive (Jellore and Mittagong Lookouts) and Soma Avenue.

Date: October 2015
Gibbergunyah Unit 9 

PDFGibbergunyah Unit 9 (PDF, 6MB)

Date: September 2015 
Berrima Weir Reserve -Pile burns in the vicinity of Berrima Weir Reserve, unformed Iran St.



Date: September 2015
 

Berrima and Yerrinbool - Pile burns in the vicinity of Argyle and Nicholson St Berrima, Apple and Fountain St Berrima and Kiandra Cres Yerrinbool.

Date:  August 2015
Mt Alexandra Unit 37 in the vicinity of Sunset Point Drive Mittagong 

PDF Mt Alexandra Unit 37 (PDF, 6MB)

Date: August 2015
Mt Alexandra Unit 27 in the vicinity of the Old Tip Welby

PDF  Mt Alexandra Unit 27 (PDF, 6MB)


Precautions for Residents During Burns


Residents around the hazard reduction burn areas are reminded to take the following precautions:


  • Keep doors and windows closed to prevent smoke entering homes.
  • Keep outdoor furniture under cover to prevent ember burns.
  • Retract pool covers to prevent ember damage.
  • Remove washing from clotheslines.
  • Ensure pets have a protected area.
  • In smoky areas vehicles must slow down, keep windows up and turn headlights on.
  • Sightseers must keep away from hazard reduction burns for their own safety.


Contact


For further information in relation to hazard reduction burns on Council land, contact: 


Bushland Project Officer

Telephone: (02) 4868-0888

Last Updated: March 22nd, 2017
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