Advice on Fire Management practices relating to Vegetative material - Queensland

Service summary

Rural Fire Service Queensland, Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) provides advice on fire management practices related to the burning of vegetation for a range of activities including:

  • hazard reduction burning - for the mitigation of fire hazards
  • burning of fallen timber, pushed scrub and other vegetative material resultant from property maintenance activities - for debris removal
  • burning of grass and regrowth - as part of rural production processes
  • pest plant control and eradication

Rural Fire Service Queensland provides advice on fire behaviour, fire management practices and the commensurate legal requirements associated with the burning of vegetation.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply.

Fees

No fees apply.

Publications Details

QFRS Brochures

  • Lighting Fires in Queensland
  • Applying to Light Fires in Queensland

Additional information

Clients need to confirm that all relevant approvals authorities and permits are in place before undertaking burning activities.

Administering agency

Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Contact details

District Inspector - Rockhampton
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
Level 3 Suncorp Metway Building
34 East Street
Rockhampton, Queensland 4700
Mailing address:
PO Box 460
Rockhampton, Queensland 4700

Phone:

07 4938 4738

Area Director - Innisfail
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
50 Fitzgerald Esplanade
Innisfail, Queensland 4860
Mailing address:
PO Box 269
Innisfail, Queensland 4860

Phone:

07 4061 0655

Area Director - Ipswich
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
338 Ripley Road
Ripley, Queensland 4306
Mailing address:
PO Box 31
Ipswich, Queensland 4305

Phone:

07 3294 4950

Area Director - Barcaldine/Emerald
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
Ash Street
Barcaldine, Queensland 4725
Mailing address:
PO Box 170
Barcaldine, Queensland 4725

Phone:

07 4936 7581

Area Director - Caloundra
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
18 Industrial Avenue
Caloundra, Queensland 4551
Mailing address:
PO Box 3399
Caloundra BC, Queensland 4551

Phone:

07 5420 7518

Area Director - Bundaberg
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
19 Woongarra Street
Bundaberg, Queensland 4670
Mailing address:
PO Box 2991
Bundaberg, Queensland 4670

Phone:

07 4153 3244

Area Director - Cairns Peninsula
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
QFRS Cairns Fire Station
Corner Grogan & Gatton Streets
Westcourt, Queensland 4870
Mailing address:
PO Box 1176
Cairns, Queensland 4870

Phone:

07 4042 5461

Area Director - Roma
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
39 McDowall Street
Roma, Queensland 4455
Mailing address:
PO Box 514
Roma, Queensland 4455

Phone:

07 4622 2074

Area Director - Charters Towers
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
Court House Complex
Corner Church & Aland Streets
Charters Towers, Queensland 4820
Mailing address:
PO Box 198
Charters Towers, Queensland 4820

Phone:

07 4761 5131

Area Director - Maryborough
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
98 Lennox Street
Maryborough, Queensland 4837

Phone:

07 4190 4837

Area Director - Caboolture
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
1/25 Leda Boulevard
Morayfield, Queensland 4506
Mailing address:
PO Box 1095
Morayfield, Queensland 4506

Phone:

07 5420 1332

Area Director - Toowoomba
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
2 Phillips Street
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350
Mailing address:
PO Box 18143
Clifford Gardens, Queensland 4350

Phone:

07 4616 1946

Area Director - Townsville Office
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
Level 1 Citypoint
101 Sturt Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810
Mailing address:
PO Box 5845 MSO
Townsville, Queensland 4810

Phone:

07 4796 9078

Area Director - Mackay
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
Joint Emergency Services Complex
61 Beaconsfield Road
Beaconsfield, Queensland 4740
Mailing address:
PO Box 10210
Mount Pleasant, Queensland 4740

Phone:

07 4965 6643

Acting Chief Superintendent Peter Varley
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland


Operating address:
Level 1 Block F
Emergency Services Complex
Corner Kedron Park & Park Roads
Kedron, Queensland 4031
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1425
BRISBANE QLD 4001

Phone:

07 3635 3835
peter.varley@dcs.qld.gov.au

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