Fire and Forest Operations

Fire management is a core responsibility of OneFortyOne in order to protect life and property, and a great deal of effort and resources are dedicated to the prevention of fires to reduce their impact.

The plantation estate is a high value asset and we have developed strategies for its protection. We work in cooperation with the Country Fire Service (CFS) in South Australia and Country Fire Authority (CFA) in Victoria as well as other land managers and adjacent landholders to manage fire risk.

We maintain a fleet of large fire tankers and bulk water carriers, which are strategically located across the region to respond to fires. Specialised water bombing aircraft are also contracted by fire agencies to supplement ground based resources.

No fires are permitted to be lit on OneFortyOne land.

To report a fire, dial 000.

OneFortyOne conducts various operations throughout the forest over the course of the year and has a well-established neighbour notification system in place.

We will contact neighbouring landowners who may be impacted by an operation, either via letter or direct contact. We endeavour to provide each neighbour with sufficient notice before the operation commences.

The table below gives an overview of the types of major operations that occur during the year. Seasonal conditions each year can also impact the exact timing of an operation.

Harvesting, transport and roading operations occur throughout the whole year at various locations.

Firefighting occurs throughout the Fire Danger Season (typically November – April) as needed.

Forest operations - update 9 Dec 2015

If you are a neighbour and have not received notification, please contact our Mount Gambier regional office on 8724 2700 to ensure your details are captured in our register, or send your details to

Register as a stakeholder

Our neighbours, recreational forest users, contractors, customers, special interest groups and anyone with an interest in the forests are known as our “stakeholders”.

We acknowledge and value the positive contribution that stakeholder perspectives and expertise make to forest management.

We understand that whether it’s a forestry operation, forest management plan or a community project, much of our work has an impact on, or is impacted by, the communities in which we operate.

We want to make sure that anyone with an interest in OneFortyOne can register as a stakeholder. By registering, we can endeavour to inform you about matters you are interested in.

To ensure your details are captured in our stakeholder register, call us on (08) 8724 2700 or email

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