Big Bitou Burn-off at Budgewoi Beach

Sometime in the afternoon large clouds of smoke appeared on the horizon between Budgewoi and Norah Head. On Scenic Drive between Budgewoi and Norah Head an area of approx half an acre in the old area measurement was alight as Wyong Shire Council, the local Rural Fire Brigade and probably the Dune Care groups fought […]

Bushfire Hazard Reduction

Budgewoi is nestled between several salt water lakes and the ocean so you might think we have a bulwark against serious fires. The fires last summer ran down into San Remo and local shops were getting ready to evacuate from the heavy smoke. The fires were close and there were hot cinders falling all over […]