Advice on Fire Management practices relating to Vegetative material - Queensland


Advice on fire management practices related to the burning of vegetation can be obtained 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

Advice on fire behaviour, fire management practices and the commensurate legal requirements associated with the burning of vegetation can be provided.

Service type

Support Service

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

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply.


No fees apply.

Publications Details process

Available 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

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES)

Rural Fire Service Queensland

Contact details

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Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES)

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