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January 2019 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

An angler at Craigbourne Dam
Jan. 29, 2019

Craigbourne Road to remain open

At their meeting of 23 January, the Southern Midlands Council voted unanimously to keep the north-eastern side of Craigbourne Road open to the public. The Council maintained road provides access to the more sheltered side of the dam for shore and canoe based anglers. The IFS thanks the community for their overwhelming support in keeping...

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Jan. 25, 2019

Stay safe and stay local this Australia Day weekend.

The long weekend offers time to go angling but PLEASE follow the advice of the emergency services. There are so many fires all over the state so think carefully about where you go. Parks and Wildlife Service are asking people NOT to venture into remote areas from now until the end of the long weekend...

Four Springs Lake PHOTO: Sabyn Harris (photo competition entry 2017)
Jan. 24, 2019

Angling over the Australia Day long weekend

With the long weekend coming, we would love to see many anglers out fishing. BUT with so many fires, please think carefully about where you go. Parks and Wildlife Service are asking people NOT to venture into remote areas from now until the end of the long weekend (Tuesday 29 January 2019). Given the fire...

Looking back toward Miena and the fire from Liawenee yesterday
Jan. 22, 2019

A Bushfire Emergency Warning For Tods Corner

Issued At: 22/01/2019 11:23am There is a bushfire at Great Pine Tier, Central Plateau The fire will put Tods Corner at very high risk within the next two hours. This fire will be difficult to control. Burning embers, falling on Tods Corner will threaten your home before the main fire. Smoke and ash will make it difficult to see and breathe. What to do:...

Looking back toward Miena and the fire from Liawenee yesterday
Jan. 22, 2019

A Bushfire Emergency Warning For Penstock Lagoon

Issued At: 22/01/2019 11:36am There is a bushfire at Great Pine Tier, Central Plateau The fire will put Penstock Lagoon at very high risk within the next two hours. This fire will be difficult to control. Burning embers, falling on Penstock Lagoon will threaten your home before the main fire. Smoke and ash will make...