Controlled burn in the Namadgi National Park today and tomorrow

The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) will today, Wednesday 13 March, 2013, and tomorrow Thursday 14 March,2013, weather permitting, conduct a controlled burn within the Namadgi National Park, near Pago Break.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is F14.

Temporary smoke cover may occur. Every effort is made to conduct the burn in weather conditions that will minimise the impact of smoke in the area.

The Health Directorate advises that people with asthma, other chronic respiratory and/or chronic cardiac diseases should not perform vigorous exercise and should stay inside if affected by the smoke. People with asthma in particular should continue their medication and consult their general practitioner if they have any difficulties.

For more details on the burn, visit or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.