Bushfires in the Kempsey Local Government Area
November 2019

Updated 8:55am Monday 6 January 2020

Bushfire information

Roads and bridges

The Rural Fire Service (RFS), police and emergency operations have confirmed the status of roads and access west of Kempsey:

  • Bushfire affected bridges
  • Essential travel only is advised and motorists should exercise caution as roadsides have been impacted by bushfire activity in recent days. Please note conditions are subject to change without warning.
  • Council arborists, with support from contractors, will prioritise the required road and tree safety works along other local roads.
  • Please continue to take care particularly around burnt trees and using any timber bridges in the area west of Kempsey.
  • There are still active fires in various locations west of Kempsey that may impact safety and access.

Stock and animals

The Local Land Services team are on the ground helping to connect people to the services and support they need right now.

Council services

  • For any questions about your waste services & collections please contact the Waste Hotline - 1300 342 207
  • Council services have returned to normal.

Other information