Alerts

This section of our Media Centre provides alerts and advice on current issues with City of Gold Coast (City) services and facilities.

Note: For real-time official emergency information including closure of roads during a serious weather event or natural disaster, visit the Queensland Government's qldalert.com and 13 19 40 Traffic and Travel information websites. Please also refer to City of Gold Coast's disaster management and emergency contacts information.

For information on water and sewerage construction and maintenance projects in your area, please visit cityofgoldcoast.com.au/gcwprojects.

For closures of sports fields due to wet weather or renovations, please visit cityofgoldcoast.com.au/sportsfieldclosures.

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March 2018

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12 Mar - Monday
13 Mar - Tuesday
14 Mar - Wednesday
15 Mar - Thursday
16 Mar - Friday
17 Mar - Saturday
18 Mar - Sunday
19 Mar - Monday
20 Mar - Tuesday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 1 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
21 Mar - Wednesday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 2 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
22 Mar - Thursday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 3 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
23 Mar - Friday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 4 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
24 Mar - Saturday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 5 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
25 Mar - Sunday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 6 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
26 Mar - Monday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 7 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
27 Mar - Tuesday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 8 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
28 Mar - Wednesday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 9 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
29 Mar - Thursday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 10 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
30 Mar - Friday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 11 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
31 Mar - Saturday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 12 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
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