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Goodenia Rainforest walking track

South East Forest National Park

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Applies from Mon 15 Aug 2022, 12.00am to Fri 2 Sep 2022, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Aug 2022, 9.54am

Closed areas: Wangarabelle Road closure due to bridge works

Wangarabelle Road in South East Forests National Park will be closed from Monday 15 August to Friday 2 September 2022 while bridge work is taking place. Alternate routes for through traffic to and from Victoria include:

  • Cann Valley/Monaro Highway north of Cann River or,
  • Imlay Road, south of Eden. 

Once work is complete the road will be reopened to the public. Signs, site fencing and barriers will be in place around the closed area.

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

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Applies from Mon 15 Aug 2022, 12.00am to Fri 2 Sep 2022, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Aug 2022, 9.43am

Closed areas: Waalimma Road closure due to bridge works

Waalimma Road in South East Forests National Park will be closed from Monday 15 August to Friday 2 September 2022 while bridge work is taking place. Waalimma campground and picnic area will be closed due to these works.
The road will be reopened to the public once works are complete. Signs, site fencing and barriers will be in place around the closed area.

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

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Applies from Mon 15 Aug 2022, 12.00am to Fri 9 Sep 2022, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 12 Aug 2022, 5.35pm

Closed areas: Mataganah Road closure due to bridge works

Mataganah Road in South East Forests National Park will be closed from Monday 15 August to Friday 9 September 2022 while bridge work is taking place. No visitor areas are closed due to these works.
Once work is complete the road will be reopened. Signs, site fencing and barriers will be in place around the closed area.

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

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Applies from Mon 18 Jul 2022, 11.00am to Mon 22 Aug 2022, 11.01am. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Aug 2022, 11.49am

Closed areas: Kingfisher Road closure

Kingfisher Road in South East Forest National Park will be closed from Monday 18 July to Monday 22 August 2022 while bridge work is taking place. No visitor areas are closed due to these works.
Once work is complete the road will be reopened to the public. Signs, site fencing and barriers will be in place around the closed area.

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

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Applies from Thu 16 Jun 2022, 11.01am to Sat 31 Dec 2022, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Jul 2022, 9.01am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management baiting program.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.

The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Gulaga National Park
  • Kooraban NP
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section)
  • Ben Boyd National Park

There will be signs at all baiting locations.

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 in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Fri 13 May 2022, 4.12pm to Mon 17 Oct 2022, 10.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 4.22pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 16 May to Friday 17 October 2022.

The baited parks and reserves include:

  • South East Forests National Park
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Wadbilliga National Park

There will be signs at the entry to all baiting locations.

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 in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information call the NPWS Bombala office on 02 6458 5900.

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Applies from Wed 4 May 2022, 10.11am to Sun 6 Nov 2022, 10.13am. Last reviewed: Wed 4 May 2022, 11.33am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest control program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a continuous and ongoing baiting program from Thursday 5 May 2022 to Friday 4 November 2022 in Bournda National Park and Bournda Nature Reserve.

The program will use manufactured, fresh meat and canid pest ejector’s containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be

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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Thu 14 Apr 2022, 2.26pm. Last reviewed: Thu 14 Apr 2022, 2.32pm

Safety alerts: Wog Way temporary closure

Wog Way is closed from Kanoonah Road in the north through to the park boundary in the south. Above average rainfall in March and April has caused deterioration of the road surface with a section becoming very boggy and unsuitable for vehicles. Coolangubra Forest Way provides alternative access for park visitors travelling to Waratah Campground or Pheasants Peak from Imlay Road. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 25 Mar 2022, 4.56pm. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Mar 2022, 5.09pm

Closed areas: Kanoonah Road (north) closed due to landslip

Kanoonah Road in Coolangubra section of South East Forests National Park is closed from Myanba Falls Road through to the northern park boundary due to a major landslip following recent heavy rainfall.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

 

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Applies from Tue 22 Mar 2022, 3.32pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Jun 2022, 9.17am

Closed areas: Doughy Trail bridge closed

Doughy Trail bridge is closed until further notice due to significant safety concerns.

Do not attempt to use the bridge. Please follow safety signage and directions from staff.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

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