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Bango Nature Reserve

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 11 February 2020, 11.14am

Applies from Tue 10 Dec 2019, 11.57am to Sat 29 Feb 2020, 11.53am. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Feb 2020, 11.14am.

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Southern Ranges

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, 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.

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Applies from Tue 10 Dec 2019, 11.57am to Sat 29 Feb 2020, 11.53am. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Feb 2020, 11.14am

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Southern Ranges

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, 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.

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Applies from Wed 15 Jan 2020, 9.55am. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Jan 2020, 3.24pm

Closed parks: Closed parks due to bushfire danger

Brindabella National Park and Bimberi Nature Reserve are closed from 15 January 2020 until 29 February 2020 due to increased fire danger. The closed areas include:

  • Flea Creek campground
  • McIntyres Hut campground
  • Lowells Flat campground
  • Coree Camp campground
  • Pryors Hut
  • Mt Aggie walking track

Do not enter closed areas in Brindabella National Park or Bimberi Nature Reserve.

Current situation:

  • Large fires have impacted the northern part of Kosciuszko National Park, adjacent to the Brindabella Range, in recent days. 
  • There are still uncontained fires in the region around Cooleman and the Bimberi Wilderness
  • Lightning and ember attacks may result in additional fires
  • It's unlikely that these fires will be contained in the coming days

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. Stay up to date on bushfires in your area  by calling your local NPWS office and listening to your local radio station Visit the Rural Fire Service website or contact the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737 for more details.

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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/bango-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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