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Mount Talowla lookout

Toorale National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 5 November 2019, 8.52am

Applies from Fri 4 Oct 2019, 3.56pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Nov 2019, 8.52am.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

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, 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, 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.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 6 Nov 2019, 8.51am. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Nov 2019, 10.09am

Closed areas: Coach and Horses campground closed due to rain

Coach and Horses campground is closed as the access road from Wilcannia to Tilpa on the south side is currently closed due to rain.

The campground will reopen when the access roads are opened by the road authority. For any further information, please contact the Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 4 Nov 2019, 2.28pm. Last reviewed: Mon 4 Nov 2019, 2.28pm

Closed parks: Access restricted due to wet roads

Access to parts of this park is restricted due to wet roads. Please contact local council for latest updates.

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Applies from Thu 24 Oct 2019, 6.00am to Tue 24 Dec 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 17 Oct 2019, 2.09pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox ground 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 Thursday 24 October to Tuesday 24 December 2019 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.

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Applies from Fri 4 Oct 2019, 3.56pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Nov 2019, 8.52am

Fire bans: Park fire ban

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, 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, 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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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 2.40pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

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.

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Applies from Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban - all Central West national parks

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Friday 27 September 2019 and remains in effect until Tuesday 31 March 2020 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, 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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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/lookouts/mount-talowla-lookout/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Toorale National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Toorale National Park and SCA is open sunrise to sunset, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger

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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 Talowla lookout, Toorale National Park and State Conservation Area. Photo: Gregory Anderson