Applies from Mon 10 May 2021, 12.56pm to Fri 25 Jun 2021, 1.01pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 May 2021, 12.34pm
Other planned events: Closed areas for aerial spraying program
A number of areas will be closed for an aerial herbicide spraying operation between Monday 10 May 2021 and Friday 25 June 2021. For public safety, the areas being treated will be closed on the day they are sprayed. Advice on specific areas to be closed will be provided a week prior to spraying.
This spraying program is being carried out to control bitou bush on headlands and beaches in:
Booti Booti National Park
Saltwater National Park
Tomaree National Park
Myall Lakes National Park (including Broughton Island)
Darawank Nature Reserve
Khapphinghat Nature Reserve
Stormpetrel Nature Reserve
Little Broughton Island Nature Reserve
and some adjoining Crown Lands
The program is expected to take 8 to 10 days to complete, weather dependent.
The herbicide used is Metsulfuron methyl 600WG. NPWS staff will be present during the helicopter spray operation. Please ensure you follow the advice on all warning signs and the directions given by staff.
For more information, call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.
Applies from Mon 8 Mar 2021, 3.09pm to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 3.10pm. Last reviewed: Thu 25 Mar 2021, 9.35am
Closed parks: Wallingat National Park closure - major road upgrade
Wallingat National Park is closed from Monday 8 March 2021 until Wednesday 30 June 2021. The closure is to allow for major roadworks including drainage upgrades and replacement of damaged bridges to improve access within the park.
This work is weather dependent and the closure will be reviewed in late May based on progress of the work.
Myall Lakes 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 coin/card operated pay and display machines at Mungo Brush campground. NPWS visitor service officers regularly visit camping areas to collect fees from campers and sell annual passes. Day passes and annual passes also available from the Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah and Tea Gardens Visitor Information Centres, and other local outlets.