Police update 2: Evacuations for Noosa bushfires

All remaining residents evacuated during the Noosa bushfires, including Cooroibah and Ringtail Creek may return to their properties, as conditions are now safe.

Police will be present during the return and will continue to actively patrol fire-affected areas to mitigate opportunist crime and protect property.

There are no substantiated reports of theft of property, however any residents who return home and suspect criminal activity or feel they may be unsafe are urged to contact police.

Tourists are reminded to please stay away from the affected zones and allow members of the community to safely and promptly return to their residences.

Police and emergency services would like to thank all members of the Noosa community for their understanding and corporation. We urge everyone to remain vigilant and keep updated with the below messaging systems.

Previous media release: https://mypolice.page.link/7xKw

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you are under threat.

For regular updates on the bushfires across the state please check the following links:


• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)

• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at https://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;

• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map


• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety

• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

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