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Great Western Store

Hill End Historic Site

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Applies from Fri 11 Jun 2021, 12.41pm to Fri 18 Jun 2021, 12.42pm. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 2.40pm

Safety alerts: Western corner Bill Lyle Reserve picnic area - closed due to fallen tree limbs

The western corner of Bill Lyle Reserve is closed due to fallen tree limbs. Do not enter the sectioned-off area. Supervise children closely.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6370 9050.

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Applies from Fri 11 Jun 2021, 12.27pm to Fri 18 Jun 2021, 12.29pm. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 12.36pm

Closed areas: Hospital picnic area closed

The Hospital picnic area in Hill End Historic Site is closed due to a weather event causing limbs to fall from trees in the area.

You can still access Bill Lyle Reserve picnic area. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 6370 9050.

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Applies from Fri 10 Feb 2017, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 12.10pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban for Sturt National Park

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this 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 about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

Applies from Mon 1 Mar 2021, 11.00am to Tue 31 Aug 2021, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Mar 2021, 2.43pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Monday 1 March 2021 and Tuesday 31 August 2021 in Winburndale Nature Reserve and Girralang Nature Reserve.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information call NPWS Central West Area Office on 02 6332 7640.

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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/things-to-do/historic-buildings-places/great-western-store/local-alerts

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