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Mount Grenfell Historic Site

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 9 October 2017, 10.42am

Applies from Sun 8 Oct 2017, 10.12am to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Oct 2017, 10.42am.

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.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 10 Oct 2017, 3.59pm to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 3.57pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 Oct 2017, 11.50am

Fire bans: Park fire ban – Central West area

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 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 9 Oct 2017, 9.52am. Last reviewed: Fri 13 Oct 2017, 11.07am

Closed areas: Peery Lake picnic area

Peery Lake picnic area in the northern section of Paroo-Darling National Park is closed because the access road (Wilcannia to Wanaaring SR5) is closed. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The picnic area will reopen when Central Darling Shire reopens the road. To check the 24-hour road condition report broadcast, call (08) 8091 5155 and listen for Wilcannia to Wanaaring Road, code SR5. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS West Darling area office on (08) 8080 3200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Sun 1 Oct 2017, 12.00am to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Oct 2017, 11.39am

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 5 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Sun 8 Oct 2017, 10.12am to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Oct 2017, 10.42am

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 7 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 2 Oct 2017, 6.00am to Fri 1 Dec 2017, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 4 Oct 2017, 4.58pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program

Ground baits containing ACTA 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) will be laid along various tracks and trails within Gundabooka National Park and Gundabooka State Conservation Area from Monday 2 October  to Friday 1 December 2017 to control wild dog and fox populations. 1080 is poisonous to humans if swallowed and harmful if absorbed by the skin or inhaled. If poisoning occurs, contact the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26. For further information please contact the NPWS Bourke area office on (02) 6830 0200.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 2 Oct 2017, 6.00am to Fri 1 Dec 2017, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 4 Oct 2017, 4.55pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program

Ground baits containing ACTA 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) will be laid along various tracks and trails within Toorale National Park and Toorale State Conservation Area from Monday 2 October to Friday 1 December 2017 to control wild dog and fox populations. 1080 is poisonous to humans if swallowed and harmful if absorbed by the skin or inhaled. If poisoning occurs, contact the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26. For further information please contact the NPWS Bourke area office on (02) 6830 0200.

Affects 2 parks and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Sep 2017, 3.30pm

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.

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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/mount-grenfell-historic-site/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Outback NSW region
  • Mount Grenfell Historic Site is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, fire danger or cultural activities.

    • Griffith
      (02) 6966 8100
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 200 Yambil Street, Griffith NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6966 8180
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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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Mount Grenfell Historic Site. Photo: NSW Government