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Autumn Restricted Burning Period

Published on Thursday, 14 March 2024 at 3:56:52 PM

Please be advised the restricted burning period for the Shire of Northam is now in effect from 15th March 2024. Permits are available to primary producers only and are strictly for pre-season stubble burn.


Pursuant to the powers contained in Section 24G (2) of the Bush Fires Act 1954, the Shire of Northam prohibits the burning of all 1m3 piles of garden refuse/rubbish on the ground or in an incinerator that would otherwise be permitted under Section 24F within its district during the Autumn Restricted Burning Period (15th March - 30th April.)


For further information including how to apply for a permit, please visit