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Safety and regulations


  • All the plants and animals in the park are protected. Leave the park as you find it.
  • Bins are not provided. Please take your rubbish with you.
  • The marine reserve is a protected shellfish habitat and collection of marine flora and fauna is not permitted. Fishing on the reef is not permitted within 200 metres of the shoreline high tide mark; this boundary is marked by yellow posts set in the seabed.
  • Spearfishing is not permitted. 
  • Vehicles are not permitted in the Cheetham Wetlands.
  • Fires are not permitted
  • Vehicles and motorbikes may be used only on roads open to public vehicles. All vehicles must be registered and drivers licensed.

Dog regulations

  • Dogs and other pets are not permitted.


  • This park has been assessed to have a high level of bushfire risk and will be closed for public safety on days of Code Red Fire Danger Rating.
  • On days of Code Red Fire Danger parks and forests are not safe places to be. For your own safety, do not enter parks or forests and if you are already there you should leave the night before or early in the morning .
  • Fires (including barbecues) must not be lit on days of Total Fire Ban. For more information about Total Fire Bans visit the CFA website.