Applies from Tue 28 Nov 2023, 5.00pm to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Nov 2023, 6.00pm
Safety alerts: A Park Fire Ban is in place for Bulagaranda Aboriginal Area, Jacky Barkers, Muluerindie, The Green Gully Track and Youdales areas, due to current conditions
A park fire ban is in place for Bulagaranda Aboriginal Area (Mt Yarrowyck), Jacky Barkers (in Nowendoc National Park), Muluerindie (in Warrabah National Park), The Green Gully Track and Youdales day use and camping areas (in Oxley Wild Rivers National 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, hexamine) 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, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas 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.
For further information, contact the Armidale office on (02) 6738 9100 or Walcha office on (02) 6777 4700.
Affects 2 parks and 2 locations nearby.