News Alerts

Controlled burns in the ACT today

The Territory and Municipal Services Directorate will today, Saturday 29 November, 2014, weather permitting, conduct three controlled burns in the ACT.

The controlled burns will be undertaken near the Australian Institute of Sport, in Gossan Hill Nature Reserve and on Mount Pleasant. These burns will remove debris and protect houses and valuable assets including the Australian Institute of Sport athletics field, Canberra Stadium and the Australian Defence Force Academy.

For more information on the burns visit cmd.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.

The ACT Rural Fire Service (Hall Volunteer brigade) will also conduct a Hazard Reduction burn in Giralang today.

Update – Patients treated at Burgmann Anglican School

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have taken 13 students to hospital with minor injuries.

Five have been taken to Calvary Hospital for further assessment and eight to The Canberra Hospital for further assessment.

Patients treated at Burgmann Anglican School

Firefighters and intensive care paramedics are on scene at the Burgmann Anglican School, Valley Avenue, Gungahlin following a spill in the science laboratory.

ACT Fire & Rescue has contained the small spill.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics are assessing 24 patients with sulphuric acid exposure.

Update to follow.

Controlled burns continue in the ACT today

The Territory and Municipal Services Directorate will today, Friday 28 November, 2014, weather permitting, conduct three controlled burns in the ACT.

The controlled burns will be undertaken on Mount Painter at Cook, Simpson Hill at Chisholm and Cooleman Ridge at Chapman.

The burns won’t impact public access to walking trails however trail use is not recommended.

For more information on the burns visit cmd.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.

Three controlled burns in the ACT today

The Territory and Municipal Services Directorate will today, Thursday 27 November, 2014, weather permitting, conduct three controlled burns in the ACT.

The controlled burns will be undertaken on Amber Ridge, Gordon at Cooleman Ridge, Chapman and Cooleman Nature Reserve, Chapman. The burns won’t impact public access to walking trails however trail use is not recommended.

For more information on the burns visit cmd.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.