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Big Bush Nature Reserve

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Applies from Sat 20 Apr 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Sun 21 Apr 2024, 11.50am

Hazard reduction burns: Slaughteryards HR

There is a planned Hazard Reduction burn in this park from 20/04/2024. The fire is called Slaughteryards HR. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 19 Apr 2024, 4.06pm to Wed 24 Apr 2024, 4.06pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Apr 2024, 4.10pm

Closed areas: Area Closed - Slaughteryards HR

There is a planned Hazard Reduction burn in this park from 20/04/2024. The fire is called Slaughteryards HR. The Hume and Hovel Walking track is closed between the Burrinjuck Rd and Slaughteryards Trail/Waterview Rd for the duration of this operation.

 

Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 18 Apr 2024, 8.00am to Fri 26 Apr 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Apr 2024, 1.06pm

Other planned events: Cuba North Roadworks - Expect Delays

Roadworks wills be underway within the Cuba North precinct. 

Expect delays until the Friday 26 April 2024 

The roads may be uneven and slippery during this time. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs, NPWS staff and contractors. 

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Applies from Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.43pm to Fri 29 Nov 2024, 12.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.49pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - The Rock NR - Kengal Aboriginal Place

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)

There are Gas BBQs provided at the Rock NR.

For more information, contact Tumut NPWS on (02) 6947 7000.

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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 Fri 18 Aug 2023, 1.34pm to Fri 26 Apr 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 9.49am

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed due to recent flood damage

The following campgrounds will be CLOSED until further notice, due to flood damage. 

If you are unsure of where these campgrounds are, please refer to the campground maps provided when booking online. 

  • Benerembah - All campgrounds 
  • Cuba South - All campgrounds 
  • MIA 1 - Catfish Corner (eroded bank)
  • Uri - All campgrounds 

Flood damage includes, eroded river banks, washouts and sinkholes making it hard to access the campgrounds and unsafe to camp.

These areas will re-open as soon as they are safe. Penalties apply for non-compliance

 

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For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/big-bush-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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