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 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.