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Gundabooka National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Thu 16 November 2017, 10.18am

Applies from Sun 1 Oct 2017, 12.00am to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Nov 2017, 10.18am.

Fire bans: Bourke area parks and reserves

There is “no solid fuel fire policy” in this park and is in effect during fire season from Sunday 1 October 2017 to Saturday 31 March 2018. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

This ban will remain in affect unless otherwise extended or removed. If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities visit NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 9 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Wed 1 Nov 2017, 8.30am to Mon 30 Apr 2018, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Sat 4 Nov 2017, 8.52am.

Closed areas: Belah Shearers Quarters closure

The Belah Shearers Quarters will be closed from Wednesday 1 November 2017 to Monday 30 April 2018 due to a shortage in water resource. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Bourke area office on (02) 6830 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 1 location in this park: Show list

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2017, 9.46am to Mon 2 Apr 2018, 9.47am. Last reviewed: Wed 6 Dec 2017, 5.18pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - Northern Inland reserves

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker. Penalties apply for non-compliance. To find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Sun 1 Oct 2017, 12.00am to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Nov 2017, 10.18am

Fire bans: Bourke area parks and reserves

There is “no solid fuel fire policy” in this park and is in effect during fire season from Sunday 1 October 2017 to Saturday 31 March 2018. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

This ban will remain in affect unless otherwise extended or removed. If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities visit NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 7 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Sun 8 Oct 2017, 10.12am to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Jan 2018, 11.39am

Fire bans: All Riverina reserves

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Wed 1 Nov 2017, 8.30am to Mon 30 Apr 2018, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Sat 4 Nov 2017, 8.52am

Closed areas: Belah Shearers Quarters closure

The Belah Shearers Quarters will be closed from Wednesday 1 November 2017 to Monday 30 April 2018 due to a shortage in water resource. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Bourke area office on (02) 6830 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Oct 2017, 9.11am

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in the park all year round. This park fire ban will remain in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker. Penalties apply for non-compliance. To find out more information about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/gundabooka-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

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

    • Bourke
      (02) 6830 0200
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 51-53 Oxley Street, Bourke NSW 2840
    • Fax: (02) 6830 0250
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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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Mulgowan Walk, Gundabooka National Park. Photo: David Finnegan