Harvest, Vehicle Movement & Hot Works Bans

Christmas, New Years & Australia Day


20 December 2018

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The Shire of Northam has imposed a Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hot Works Bans for the following periods:


CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PERIOD

6pm Monday 24th December 2018 until 12am Thursday 27th December 2018.

 

NEW YEARS
6pm Monday 31st December 2018 until 12am Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

 

AUSTRALIA DAY
From 12am Saturday 26th January 2019 until 12am Tuesday 29th January 2019.

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.

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