Hazard Reduction Burns on kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Meeting: Parks and Recreation Committee

Meeting date: 16 January 2020

Raised by: Lord Mayor Councillor Anna Reynolds

Question: Queries have been received asking why hazard reduction burns have not been undertaken in the vicinity of the pinnacle of kunanyi / Mount Wellington.

Could the Director please advise if these burns are under the jurisdiction of the Tasmania Fire Service and if so could you please advise of their response to why the hazard reduction burns in this vicinity have not been undertaken?

Also, could the Director please advise if there are any other potential methods for hazard reduction?

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