Reserve Fire Management Plans

Overview

Council has Fire Management Plans available for Council owned or managed bushland reserves in the Shire. Copies are available for download from this page.

These plans are subject to periodic review and updating.

For information on fire management plans for other Government Agency Land within the Shire (eg. National Parks; State Forests; Crown Lands), please contact those Agencies.

Mount Alexandra Reserve

The Greater Mount Alexandra Reserve has an area of approximately 2305 ha located to the north of Mittagong along the Nattai River Valley. The Hume Highway cuts through the reserve with about 450 ha on the southern side, and the remainder extending along the Nattai River gorge to the north-west. The most prominent feature in the reserve is Mount Alexandra (780m) on the outskirts of Mittagong. 

Fire Management Plan Download

A full copy of the current fire management plan for Mount Alexandra Reserve can be downloaded from the links below. The plan is scheduled for a revision and update in 2017-18 and will be open for public comment.

Print copies are available to view at:

  • Bowral Library
  • Mittagong Library
  • Customer Service counter at Wingecarribee Shire Council

Gibbergunyah Reserve

Gibbergunyah Reserve has an area of approximately 186 ha located on a broad ridge between Bowral and Mittagong. Ninety Acre Hill (814m) is the most prominent topographic feature in the area. The reserve forms the scenic background to both towns.

Fire Management Plan Download

A full copy of the current fire management plan for Gibbergunyah Reserve can be downloaded from the links below. The plan is scheduled for a revision and update in 2017-18 and will be open for public comment.

Print copies are available to view at:

  • Bowral Library
  • Mittagong Library
  • Customer Service counter at Wingecarribee Shire Council 

Mount Gibraltar Reserve

Mount Gibraltar Reserve has an area of approximately 140 ha located on the summit, and western and northern slopes of Mount Gibraltar between Bowral and Mittagong.

Quick Maps for Download

The following maps illustrate the types of hazard reduction activities undertaken in the area. More detailed information is available in the fire management plan.

Fire Management Plan Download

A full copy of the current fire management plan for Mount Gibraltar Reserve can be downloaded from the links below. The plan is scheduled for a revision and update in 2017-18 and will be open for public comment.

Print copies are available to view at:

  • Bowral Library
  • Mittagong Library
  • Customer Service counter at Wingecarribee Shire Council

Small Reserves

This plan was completed in 2013 and includes Bushfire Management Plans for the following small reserves:

  • Boronia Park Hill Top
  • Yerrinbool Reserve
  • Berrima Reserves (Berrima River, River Bend, Berrima and Apple Street Reserves)
  • Medway Reserves
  • Leaver Park Bundanoon

Print copies are available to view at:

  • Bowral Library
  • Mittagong Library
  • Customer Service counter at Wingecarribee Shire Council