There will be no firewood collection areas in River Red Gum parks managed by Parks Victoria for spring 2018 in order to sustainably manage future firewood supply.
The state-wide collection seasons are:
- Autumn - 1 March to 30 June
- Spring - 1 September to 30 November
For the rules and regulations of collecting firewood on public land and available locations please visit www.ffm.vic.gov.au/firewood
What happens if I collect firewood outside the collection season?
Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) conduct regular patrols of park and reserves. Penalties apply for collecting firewood outside of this time.
For further information about season opening dates and the rules and regulations of collecting firewood on public land please visit www.ffm.vic.gov.au/firewood or call the DELWP Customer Service Centre on 136 186.