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Boonalla Aboriginal Area

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 25 September 2020, 3.37pm

Applies from Fri 18 Sep 2020, 8.48am. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Sep 2020, 3.37pm.

Closed areas: Boonalla Cave Road and walking track closed

The following parts of this park are closed from Wednesday 17 September 2020 until further notice to protect eastern cave bats while they are breeding:

  • Boonalla Cave Road
  • Boonalla Cave carpark and walking track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS Coonabarabran office on 02 6842 1311.

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Applies from Fri 18 Sep 2020, 8.48am. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Sep 2020, 3.37pm

Closed areas: Boonalla Cave Road and walking track closed

The following parts of this park are closed from Wednesday 17 September 2020 until further notice to protect eastern cave bats while they are breeding:

  • Boonalla Cave Road
  • Boonalla Cave carpark and walking track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS Coonabarabran office on 02 6842 1311.

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Applies from Thu 27 Feb 2020, 8.26pm to Fri 26 Feb 2021, 8.33pm. Last reviewed: Thu 3 Sep 2020, 1.38pm

Closed areas: Areas closed due to bushfire damage

Most of Mount Kaputar National Park is now open. However, the following areas are closed due to bushfire damage and will remain closed until it is safe to open them:

  • Barraba track is closed to vehicles. The track is open for walkers and cyclists.
  • Bundabulla circuit walking track
  • Eckford lookout walk
  • Mount Kaputar Summit walk. Summit Road and lookout are open.
  • West Kaputar lookout

Do not enter closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Barwon area office on 02 6792 7300, and continue to check this website for alerts and updates on closures.

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Applies from Wed 5 Aug 2020, 12.53pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 Aug 2020, 1.09pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using ground baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be conducted between 6th August 2020 to the 6th September 2020 in Timmallallie National Park, Pilliga East State Conservation Area, and Pilliga Nature Reserve.

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.

For further information please call NPWS Castlereagh Area Office on 6343 4000.

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Applies from Tue 16 Jun 2020, 2.58pm to Tue 22 Dec 2020, 2.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 9.37am

Other incidents: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in this park from Tuesday 23 June to Tuesday 22 December 2020. This program will use meat baits, meat bait products and ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

This program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, especially after the recent extensive bushfires, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs and foxes on neighbouring stock.

All baiting locations will be identified 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 locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact the local area office for more information.

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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/boonalla-aboriginal-area/local-alerts

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