Hazard reduction burn

In accordance with State Legislation, a prescribed hazard reduction burn will be conducted on Purga Training Area which will generate smoke over the period 28th to the 31st of March 2023.

Purga Training Area is located at Carmichael Road at Purga.

A smoke haze may be evident for days after the burn.

Planned hazard reduction burns are conducted for a range of purpose, including to:

  • Reduce the likelihood and severity of bushfires on the training area and surrounding areas
  • Improve ecosystem health and resilience.

The ADF thanks the public for their patience and cooperation while this essential operation is being conducted.

Enquiries regarding the Purga Training Area should be directed to:

Range Control Officer, Greenbank Training Area

1-129 Goodna Road

Greenbank Qld 4124

Phone: (07) 3804 2411

Email: dotamqldta.managementsq@defence.gov.au



28 March 2023 – 31 March 2023


Purga Training Area