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Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre

Pilliga National Park

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 21 May 2018, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 22 May 2018, 6.27pm

Hazard reduction burns: Trinkey Venture Road HR

There is a fire in this park called Trinkey Venture Road HR. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 21 May 2018, 12.01am to Fri 25 May 2018, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 May 2018, 10.41am

Closed parks: Venture Road hazard reduction burn

A hazard reduction burn will take place in Trinkey State Conservation Area from Monday 21 May to Friday 25 May 2018.

The entire conservation area will be closed during the operation while the burn is underway. A partial park closure is also affecting the south-western portion of the park, including:

  • Western Boundary Road
  • Argyle Road
  • Breffni Road
  • Venture Road
  • Krombit Road
  • Jungle Road

This closure will be enforced for approximately 2 weeks following the burn until the area is assessed as safe.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Castlereagh area office on (02) 6843 4000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 25 Apr 2018, 11.52am. Last reviewed: Thu 3 May 2018, 12.17pm

Other planned events: Binnaway Nature Reserve Central closed - hazard reduction burn

A planned hazard reduction burn is being conducted in Binnaway Nature Reserve from Thursday 26 April to Wednesday 2 May 2018. Public access is not permitted during this period.

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Applies from Thu 1 Mar 2018, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Mar 2018, 3.19pm

Safety alerts: Fire-affected trees in burnt areas - stay on formed walking tracks

The recent Bobbiwaa Creek fire in Mount Kaputar National Park has burnt around 3000 hectares of the national park.

Please be aware that the burnt areas will pose a safety risk to visitors from falling trees and branches over next few months. If you're visiting, stay on formed walking tracks and avoid walking off track through burnt areas.

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Park info

  • in Pilliga National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Pilliga Forest is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre
      (02) 6843 4011
      (02) 6843 1370 After hours emergency
      Contact hours: Open daily, 9am-4pm. (Closed Christmas Day)
    • 50-58 Wellington St, Baradine NSW
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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Piilga Forest Discovery Centre, Pilliga National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary