2019 Planned Burns Program (Township)
The 2019 annual planned burns program for the Weipa township and surrounds is due to commence on the 31st of July running through until the 15th of August.
During this time, the RioTinto Fire & Rescue Service in conjunction with the Rural Fire Service plan and conduct a large number of fuel reduction burns.
Controlled burns during the cooler months help mitigate the risk of damage to the local environment and infrastructure. As the program commences, detailed information will be posted to social media accounts and placed on town notices.
Please contact the Community Feedback Hotline on 1800 707 633 for more information.