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Balowra State Conservation Area

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sun 30 December 2018, 10.15am

Applies from Mon 15 Oct 2018, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Sun 30 Dec 2018, 10.15am.

Fire bans: Solid fuel 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, 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 more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 18 Mar 2019, 11.50pm to Thu 21 Mar 2019, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Mar 2019, 4.38pm

Closed areas: Lachlan Valley National Park closed - Hunthawang pest control program March 2019

Lachlan Valley National Park is closed to all visitors from midnight Monday 18 March 2019 to 8am Thursday 21 March 2019. This is to allow NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service to conduct a pest control program. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Riverina area office on 02 6966 8100 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sat 16 Mar 2019, 3.52pm to Sat 23 Mar 2019, 3.53pm. Last reviewed: Sat 2 Mar 2019, 4.53pm

Closed parks: Central Mallee FAAST pest management program

This park is closed for a pest program from Saturday 16 March to Saturday 23 March 2019.This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sun 14 Oct 2018, 8.00am to Sun 31 Mar 2019, 5.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 28 Dec 2018, 7.42pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Monday 15 October 2018 and remains in place until Sunday 31 March 2019, 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. 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 Mon 15 Oct 2018, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Sun 30 Dec 2018, 10.15am

Fire bans: Solid fuel 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, 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 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 Mon 15 Oct 2018, 3.27pm to Mon 1 Apr 2019, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Nov 2018, 9.52am

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Monday 15 October 2018 until Monday 1 April 2019, and remains 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. Find 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/visit-a-park/parks/balowra-state-conservation-area/local-alerts

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