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Kinchega Shearers' Quarters

Kinchega National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 15 June 2021, 3.13pm

Applies from Tue 20 Apr 2021, 12.01pm. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Jun 2021, 3.13pm.

Closed areas: Kinchega Shearers' Quarters closed for upgrades

The Kinchega Shearers Quarters Accommodation will be closed from Monday 26 April 2021 until Wednesday 30 June 2021 for major works.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Applies from Sat 1 May 2021, 4.53pm to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 4.24pm. Last reviewed: Thu 15 Apr 2021, 9.22am.

Closed areas: Kinchega Shearers Quarters accommodation closure

The Kinchega Shearers Quarters accommodation will be closed during May and June 2021 while upgrades are completed. This will involve the upgrading of existing shower, toilet and laundry facilities as well as the provision of a new family and disabled access bathroom.

For more information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 11 Jun 2021, 12.13pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Jun 2021, 1.57pm

Closed areas: Darling River campground closed due to rain

Darling River campground is currently closed due to rain. This closure will be re-assessed on Wednesday 23 June 2021.

Alternative camping is available at Emu Lake campground. 

For further information please call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.  

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Applies from Tue 20 Apr 2021, 12.01pm. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Jun 2021, 3.13pm

Closed areas: Kinchega Shearers' Quarters closed for upgrades

The Kinchega Shearers Quarters Accommodation will be closed from Monday 26 April 2021 until Wednesday 30 June 2021 for major works.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Tue 3 Nov 2020, 9.28am to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Jun 2021, 1.11pm

Closed areas: Lake Drive closed, Emu Lake Drive closed

These two sections of road in Kinchega National Park are closed:

  • Lake Drive from the Old Pooncarie Road to Cawndilla campground
  • Emu Lake Drive

Cawndilla campground is not accessible. Emu Lake campground is accessible for camping from Friday 11 June.

For further information, please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Wed 18 Nov 2020, 4.12pm to Wed 1 Dec 2021, 3.42pm. Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 3.45pm

Closed areas: Cawndilla campground closed until further notice

Cawndilla campground is closed. Lake drive is closed from Morton Boulka picnic area and there is no access to Cawndilla campground.

This closure is in place unless otherwise extended or removed. For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Sat 1 May 2021, 4.53pm to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 4.24pm. Last reviewed: Thu 15 Apr 2021, 9.22am

Closed areas: Kinchega Shearers Quarters accommodation closure

The Kinchega Shearers Quarters accommodation will be closed during May and June 2021 while upgrades are completed. This will involve the upgrading of existing shower, toilet and laundry facilities as well as the provision of a new family and disabled access bathroom.

For more information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/accommodation/kinchega-shearers-quarters/local-alerts

Park info

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

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has a pay and display envelope payment system - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
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