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Firewood Season

Firewood Season

Autumn Firewood Collection Starts

With calmer weather conditions in the coming weeks, Forest Fire Management says state forests will be opened up for the Autumn season from Sunday 1st March and run until Tuesday 30th June.

Firewood cannot ve collected outside the allocated time to minimise risks to people, the environment and infrastructure during the wetter months.

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Maps of firewood collection areas will be made available at from 6pm on Saturday 29th February.

FFM says that collectors can only pick up trees that are already on the ground and can only pick up to two cubic metres per person, per day.

Financial penalties or imprisonment may apply to those who do not follow the rules.

More details on firewood collection can be found at

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