Burns and Bushfires

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Click here to view the Spring 2015 and Autumn 2016 statewide prescribed burning program.

Upcoming prescribed burns

Date Park / site name Size (ha) Region  
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 Mt George Conservation Park 1 Adelaide-MLR Map
Thursday, 08 October 2015 Mt Magnificent 6 Adelaide-MLR Map
Thursday, 08 October 2015 Peebinga Conservation Park 80 Murraylands / SA MDB Map

Important note: 
Prescribed burning only proceeds subject to suitable weather conditions.

Recently completed prescribed burns

Date Park / site name Size (ha) Region  
Thursday, 01 October 2015 Mount Remarkable NP, Ringroute Track (Day 2) 41 Northern and Yorke Map

The tables above detail the prescribed burns on public land in South Australia planned within the next seven days or carried out in the last five days. Please note: the locations of these burns are approximate only. 

For more detailed information of the prescribed burn refer to Fire Management Maps or contact your regional office.  

To view a map of the prescribed burn boundaries please refer to Fire Management Maps. Using Fire Management Maps you can navigate to the area your are interested in.  Once open click on the"Zoom to NPWSA Reserve and show Planned Burns" in the top left of the screen.

Adelaide region prescribed burn locations as a downloadable map: North map and South map

For more information on prescribed burning, see prescribed burns.


Please refer to the South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) website for current bushfire information or call the CFS Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361.

To report an emergency dial 000.

Fire and asthma

Asthma Foundation SA's sole purpose is to support the 1 in 10 Australians living with asthma. Fire smoke can be a major trigger for people with asthma and other respiratory conditions. It’s important to be prepared and know how to respond when you are exposed to bushfire smoke.

Call an Asthma Educator on 1800 ASTHMA (1800 278 462) to discuss how to stay well during bushfire and prescribed burning seasons.

Asthma and bushfire smoke

For more information please refer to the Asthma Foundation SA website.

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