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DAM

Fred Haigh Dam

Part of the:

Bundaberg

Water Supply Scheme

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General information

Scheme name
Bundaberg
Stream name
Kolan River
Lake name
Lake Monduran
Structure description
Earth and rockfill embankment
Algae Level
562,000
Storage capacity (ML)
1975
Year completed

History

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Visitor information

Thank you for visiting Fred Haigh Dam and helping us keep our dam recreational facilities a fun and safe place to relax and have a good time.

Facilities

Boat ramp
Parking
Road access
Lookout

Fishing

Stocked fish include Australian Bass, Barramundi Golden Perch, Saratoga, Silver Perch and Sooty Grunter. There is a breeding population of Fork-Tailed Catfish present which can dominate captures as well as Eels, Tandans, Snub Nosed Gar and Spangled Perch. A Stocked Impoundment Permit is required to fish in Lake Monduran / Fred Haigh Dam.

Boating

There are no boating restrictions at Fred Haig Dam. It is open 24 hours. A concrete boat ramp is provided in the public access area with a gravel ramp below the lookout area (near dam wall and camping area).

Camping

Camping and caravans are permitted at the lake. Fees apply. There are a limited number of cabins on the hill overlooking the lake, alternatively contact local accommodation in Gin Gin.

Pets

For everyone’s enjoyment and safety, please keep your pet on a leash or restrained during your visit.

Rubbish

Help us keep all recreational areas clean and tidy by using the rubbish bins provided. If rubbish bins are full please take your rubbish with you. Please also take any seafood rubbish with you to reduce odour.

Antisocial behaviour

If you observe vandalism, antisocial behaviour or any illegal activities, please contact the Police immediately on 000.

Commercial or large group activities

Please note that approval is required for the use of Sunwater land for any event or function other than normal visitor activities in approved recreational areas. Events or functions include, but are not limited to fishing, swimming, rowing, boating or skiing competitions or displays, community events, weddings or other organised activities. To gain approval, submit a General Application for Access to Sunwater Land or Infrastructure and Events, or contact us on 13 15 89.

Motorcycles and other vehicles

The recreational use of registered and unregistered motorcycles and four wheelers within the camping area and the surrounding private property is strictly prohibited. The speed limit in the camping area is 20km/h.

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Safety information

Most injuries around dams and weirs are a combination of being in unauthorised areas, excess alcohol consumption, skylarking, not boating to dam conditions and general slips, trips and falls around recreation areas. Enjoy the surroundings of your local dam or weir and stay safe by looking out for potential hazards and risks.