Bushfire season to end tonight

The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) Acting Commissioner Conrad Barr has announced that the 2015/2016 bushfire season for the ACT will officially conclude tonight, 31 March at 11:59pm.

Since the bushfire season commenced on 1 October 2015, a total of two Total Fire Ban days were declared.

During the bushfire season up to today, 31 March 2016, the ESA responded to a total of 114 vegetation fires.

Unless conditions warrant a change, the ACT bushfire season will recommence on 1 October, 2016.