Access to Victoria's parks and forests may be restricted for a number of
Bushfire Code Red days
When Code Red days are declared, parks and forests within a weather district will be closed. More information on Code Red related park closures can be found at Parks Victoria.
For further information see the following documents:
Public Safety Zones
Public Safety Zones are areas where access is closed or restricted to ensure public safety.
These may be applied to 'planned burns' and 'fire operations areas' in State forests.
When: Public access is not allowed while either a sign is displayed, DELWP staff, equipment, machinery or vehicles are present.
Where: Public access is not allowed within a planned burn or other fuel management work area, ancillary works associated with these areas or within the 'safety exclusion buffer zone', 'burn' or 'planned burn' areas within State forest. The safety exclusion buffer zone is a 150 meter buffer around these
DELWP's Fire Operations Plan outlines where planned burns and other fuel management activities are planned. Public access to these areas may be restricted. Regional PDF maps and a state-wide interactive map is provided on the Approved Fire Operations Plan page.
For specific details call the Regional Fuel Management Coordinator during business hours via the DELWP Customer Service Centre on 136 186.
Full restrictions and conditions that apply to public safety zones for;