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 15th to the 30th April 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

Ph: (07) 3804 2411

Email: dotamqldta.managementsq@defence.gov.au



15 April 2023 – 30 April 2023


Purga Training Area