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Planned burn

This alert applies to the following parks:

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct a planned burn on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 July 2018 (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 Nerang, Mount Nathan, Guanaba, Maudsland and Pacific Pines. 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:

  • Centre Road from emergency marker NG2 south to NG5;
  • Nerang Break from emergency marker NG5 south west passed NG6 and NG8, then north west to Mount Nathan Road;
  • Western Break from emergency marker NG2 west then south to Mount Nathan Road;
  • All areas inside these breaks.

Please see the Nerang National Park map (PDF, 159K) for information on emergency marker locations.

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

Commercial tour operators and other permit or agreement holders are not permitted to enter closed areas.

Last updated
11 July 2018