Grampians Region – Wimmera District

Start Date: Wednesday 17th April 2024
End Date: Wednesday 24th April 2024

Forest Fire Management Victoria advise that the following planned burn will be carried out on Wednesday, weather and fuel moisture conditions permitting:

Grampians National Park – Oslers Track, fuel reduction burn.

The objective of this burn is to develop fuel reduced areas of sufficient width and continuity to reduce the speed and intensity of bushfires.

This burn ignition should be completed between 1000 hours on Wednesday 17th April and 2000 hours on Thursday 18th April.

This burn is located in the north-east area of Grampians National Park, 9.5km north of Halls Gap.

Temporary closures will be in place throughout ignition and for the duration of the burn, and will re-open when declared safe.

Temporary park closures:

Mt Zero Rd (from Redgum Lease Tk to north of Plantation Campground)
Pines Rd (From Fyans Creek road to Mt Zero Road)
Plantation Campground
Oslers Track
Oslers Track Bush Camps

Visitor access to remain open:

Red Gum Lease Bush Camps (3km north of Halls Gap)
Heatherlie Quarry (from Roses Gap Road only)

You may be affected by smoke from this planned burn.  Smoke may be visible from nearby localities and communities.

What to do about:


· If you are experiencing any symptoms that may be due to smoke exposure, you should seek medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 60 60 24


· Road travel may be hazardous due to low visibility associated with smoke.

· Signs may be in place to slow traffic. Obey all traffic signs and instructions from fire agency crews near the burn.

· For travel times and roadworks check


· Be aware of planned burns happening in your local area and stay clear of areas where burns are taking place or areas that have recently been burnt.

· Access to walking tracks, car parks, camping grounds and picnic sites in areas close to or in burn areas may be restricted.


For parks closures, please refer to Parks Victoria on 13 1963 or visit

Stay informed about Planned Burning

Visit our website at

Call the VicEmergency Hotline on freecall 1800 226 226

Download the Vic Emergency app


Sign up for automated notifications about planned burns near you via

Callers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment can contact via the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.


Authorisation: Authorised by Forest Fire Management Victoria


Park Update

Temporary Closure Notification – Planned Burn – Victoria Range Rd

FFMVIC have scheduled ignition for the following Planned Burn within Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park

Victoria Range Road (GR-WIM-CAV-0009)

Start Date: Monday 15 April 2024

End Date: Monday 22 April 2024

Forest Fire Management Victoria advise that the planned burn will be carried out tomorrow, weather and fuel moisture conditions permitting

Burn Name: Victoria Range Road

Burn No: GR-WIM-CAV-0009

Temporary closures:

Chimney Pots Car Park and Walking Track

Strachans Campground

Sawmill Track

Victoria Range Road (from intersection of Victoria Range Tk)

Victoria Range Track (MVO) (from intersection of Victoria Range Rd to Glenelg River Rd)

Visitor access to remain open:

Glenelg River Road (please adhere to signage)

Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park – Victoria Range Rd, Fuel Reduction – 1,180 hectares (target area in red), 13km west of Mirranatwa. This is a fuel reduction burn that sits in a Land Management Zone. The objective of this burn is to provide bushfire protection by reducing overall fuel hazard and bushfire hazard in the landscape.

Stay informed about the Autumn planned burns schedule:

Visit & Sign Up: Sign up to Planned Burns Victoria  Set up automated notifications about upcoming planned burns on public land near you. There is no charge to sign up to receive text messages.

Download: The Vic Emergency App. Set up a watch zone and choose to be notified about planned burns in the ‘alerts’ settings

Call: The Vic Emergency Hotline on 1800 226 226 and request an interpreter or assistance for hearing difficulties via the National Relay Service. IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 000

Email: For specialist advice about planned burns in the Wimmera District you can contact Horsham FFMVic Office at or phone the office on (03) 8508 1222.

For Information about park closures and campground bookings within Grampians National Park:

Visit the Parks Victoria website:

Visit Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre – 277 Grampians Road Halls Gap, Ph 8427 2058 or for bookings and cancellations advice contact the Parks Victoria Information Centre Ph 13 1963 or email

You may see or smell smoke in the vicinity of the burn. For advice on how this may impact your health, visit

You may see or smell smoke in the vicinity of the burn. For advice on how this may impact your health, visit

Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park Information & Access Update 12.04.2024

Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park – Road Report – 12.04.2024

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