Please be advised that the Shire of Northam has imposed a Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hot Works Bans for the following periods:
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PERIOD:
6pm Sunday 24th December 2017 until midnight Tuesday 26 December 2017.
6pm Sunday 31st December 2017 until Midnight Monday 1 January 2018.
Friday 26 January 2017.
Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hot Works Bans means;
• The use of vehicles in paddocks is not permitted unless using a diesel vehicle for the purpose of watering and tending of livestock.
• The use or operation of any engine, vehicle, plant, equipment or machinery is not permitted in the area likely to cause a bush fire or contribute to the spread of a bush fire.
• Any “hot works” (e.g. welding, grinding, cutting, heating etc.) in the “open air” is not permitted, The above bans are imposed in an attempt to mitigate the risk of fire during these public holiday periods.
If you have any queries in relation to this information or would like to be on the Harvest Ban SMS list, please contact the Shire of Northam on 9622 6100.