A guide to burning under the native vegetation clearing provisions

Fire ecology and management issues in Western Australia relevant to the native vegetation clearing provisions of the Environmental Protection Act 1986.
Last updated: 19 May 2023

This guide applies to all lands where native vegetation exists throughout the state. It also applies to all intentional burning of native vegetation in Western Australia.

The guide should be used in conjunction with existing statutes and regulations and industry guidelines whenever a fire is planned.

The focus of this guideline is on privately owned bushland and local government reserves, although it also provides guidance to fire control officers on maintain environmental values as part of a fire management framework.

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