Restricted Burning Period and Firebreaks 2017

Posted on: Monday, 3 April 2017 at 10:39:52 AM

Restricted Burning Period and Firebreaks 2017

The Shire’s Fire Control Officers would like to advise that the restricted burning period is in effect from the 1 April 2017 to 14 January 2018, where a permit is required to conduct any burning activities.

The Shire would also like to advise that no burning is permitted in the town sites of Kununurra and Wyndham, this includes garden refuse. Residents are encouraged to use the landfill site, where 1 cubic metre of green waste is permitted to be deposited free of charge per day per household.

Residents are advised that firebreaks are to be installed and hazard reduction is to be completed by 1 June 2017. 

If you require a permit, or you require any further information please contact the Shire’s Senior Ranger & Emergency Services Coordinator on 9168 4100 or 0429 157 230.

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