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Applies from Fri 19 Apr 2024, 9.30am. Last reviewed: Thu 20 Jun 2024, 4.17am

Hazard reduction burns: Woodford South 4 HR

There is a planned Hazard Reduction burn in this park from 19/04/2024. The fire is called Woodford South 4 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 Sun 12 May 2024, 3.56pm to Fri 5 Jul 2024, 4.11pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 12.45pm

Other planned events: Woody Head emergency stabilisation works

NPWS will be carrying out emergency stabilisation works on Woody Head Bay Beach and the adjacent rock wall from Monday 3 June to Friday 28 June 2024.

Works will involve seawall repair and beach nourishment, involving approximately 2,500 m³ of sand extracted and placed on Woody Bay Beach for initial beach nourishment and dune rebuilding. Rehabilitation works to Woody Head Bay will be ongoing once sand nourishment is complete. There will be no pedestrian access to Woody Bay Beach and the adjacent rock wall.

All other areas in Woody Head will remain open for use, including the boat ramp. There will be traffic control on Woody Head Road during this time. Please drive safely, slowly and follow all directions of NPWS staff, roadwork and closure area signs.

There will be some noise associated with the works, but only between 7am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. There will be no works over weekends.

For further information contact the NPWS Grafton area office or 13000 PARKS.

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Applies from Wed 5 Jun 2024, 7.03pm to Sun 25 Aug 2024, 7.19pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 12.34pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting aerial and ground baiting programs. Aerial baiting is scheduled from Monday 10 June 2024 to Monday 17 June 2024. Ground baiting is scheduled from 10 June 2024 to Sunday 18 August 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs.

Aerial and ground baiting will occur in:

  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Banyabba Nature Reserve
  • Banyabba State Conservations Area
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Bundjalung National Park
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park
  • Carrai State Conservation Area
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park
  • Chaelundi State Conservation Area
  • Cottan-Bimbang National Park
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Koreelah National Park
  • Kumbatine National Park
  • Mount Clunie National Park
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland State Conservation Area
  • Mount Neville Nature Reserve
  • Mount Seaview Nature Reserve
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Nymboida National Park
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • Ramornie National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • The Cells State Conservation Area
  • Tooloom National Park
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
  • Yabbra National Park

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local NPWS area office for more information:

  • Richmond River area – 02 6632 0000
  • Clarence area – 02 6641 1500
  • Coffs Coast area – 02 6652 0900
  • Hastings/Macleay area – 6588 5555

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Applies from Fri 12 Apr 2024, 9.55am to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 12.29pm

Closed areas: Yellow Cutting Road closed

The section of Yellow Cutting Road between Newfondland Road and Bald Knob Tick Gate Road in Yuraygir National Park is closed due to a bridge defect.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Tue 11 Jun 2024, 9.40am to Tue 25 Jun 2024, 9.40am. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 12.24pm

Other planned events: Road maintenance works on Illaroo Road

Road maintenance works will take place on Illaroo Road from Monday 17 June to Tuesday 25 June 2024. The affected area is from the end of the bitumen road section down to the Sandon Beach vehicle access point.

Illaroo campgrounds remain open during this period. The road will be accessible to vehicles, but please expect minor delays, and obey signage and directions by contractors. For more information contact the NPWS Grafton area office.

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Applies from Mon 17 Jun 2024, 7.00am to Fri 21 Jun 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Jun 2024, 3.12pm

Closed areas: Bundjalung St - Gummigarrah closed to vehicle traffic for maintenance works

Bundjalung St (Gummigarrah) will be closed to vehicle traffic from Monday 17 June to Friday 21 June 2024 while maintenance works are undertaken to carpark areas. Pedestrian traffic only beyond Bundjalung St gate. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Tue 11 Jun 2024, 11.28am to Fri 21 Jun 2024, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 7.36am

Closed areas: Protesters Falls and Terania Creek picnic area closed 17th-21st June for maintenance

Terania Creek Road in Nightcap National Park will be closed for maintenance from Monday 17th June to Friday 21st June 2024. During this time, there will be no access to:

  • Protesters Falls walking track
  • Terania Creek picnic area

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Alstonville office on (02) 6627 0200.

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Applies from Mon 25 Mar 2024, 1.00am to Fri 2 Aug 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 17 Jun 2024, 7.43am

Closed areas: Cape Byron walking track closed between Lighthouse and Wategos beach

The section of the Cape Byron walking track between Wategos Beach (east) and the Cape Byron Historic Lighthouse will be closed for maintenance work until August 2024.

Vehicle access around the Cape Byron State Conservation Reserve will not be affected. Vehicles can access the Pass and Palm Valley picnic area, Wategos Beach, and the Cape Byron Historic Lighthouse.

Visitors can safely walk to the Cape Byron Historic Lighthouse via:

  • Lee Lane to the Tallow Ridge Walking Track, or
  • Lighthouse Road down-road

Visitors may choose to walk along Clarkes Beach to access the Pass and the Palm Valley picnic area. The section of the walking track between the Palm Valley picnic area and Wategos Beach (west) remains open.

This closure is to improve accessibility and ensure visitor safety. For more information, please contact the local office. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Fri 7 Jun 2024, 9.25am to Wed 26 Jun 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 15 Jun 2024, 2.11pm

Other planned events: Manns Road maintenance works Mon - Fri, 17 June to 26 June 2024

Essential roadworks will be undertaken to Manns Road between South Chowan Road and Main Arm Road weekdays from 07:00:00 am Monday 17 June 2024 until 05:00:00 pm Wednesday 26 June 2024. Expect short delays while the roadworks are underway. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and traffic control staff. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6639 8300.

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Applies from Wed 5 Jun 2024, 4.00pm to Sat 22 Jun 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Jun 2024, 10.50am

Other planned events: Gap Rd maintenance roadworks

Roadworks will be underway on Gap Rd from Wednesday 5 June to Friday 21 June 2024. The road may be uneven and slippery during this time. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and NPWS staff.

For more information please contact the Alstonville NPWS Office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Fri 3 May 2024, 2.30pm to Thu 3 Oct 2024, 2.32pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 May 2024, 2.47pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Thursday 9th, May 2024 to Wednesday 9th, October 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program will take place in Everlasting Swamp National Park and State Conservation Area.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local Grafton NPWS area office for more information on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Mon 1 Jan 2024, 9.15am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 11.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Apr 2024, 1.55pm

Other planned events: Notice of fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Yuraygir National Park from Monday 1 January 2024 to Sunday 30 June 2024.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program is designed to minimise fox impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species. Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting area. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW NPWS-managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs) and should be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and also must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Sun 12 May 2024, 10.35am

Other planned events: Yuraygir coastal walk river crossing contacts

The Yuraygir coastal walk river crossing contact details are:

  • Wooli River crossing - call 0439 409 909 
  • Sandon River crossing - call 0407 362 118
  • Corindi/Red Rock River crossing - no commercial service available

For further information please call the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Mon 25 Mar 2024, 3.09pm to Thu 1 Aug 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 May 2024, 11.52am

Closed areas: Illaroo campground viewing platform

Illaroo campground viewing platform and part of the picnic area is closed form Monday 25 March 2024 until Thursday 1 August 2024 for replacement. The platform will be opened as soon as possible.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 66411500.

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Applies from Tue 9 Jan 2024, 9.31am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 9.33am. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Mar 2024, 2.20pm

Closed areas: Rocky Point track steps closed

Rocky Point walking track stairs are closed from Tuesday 1 January to Sunday 30 June 2024 for upgrade works. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Thu 29 Jun 2023, 3.47pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 7.35am

Closed parks: Tucki Tucki Nature Reserve closed

Tucki Tucki Nature Reserve is closed until Wednesday 30 June 2024 for maintenance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Wed 10 Jan 2024, 2.20pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 2.25pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 7.36am

Closed areas: Walking Track Closed - Wilsons Nature Reserve

The Walking track is currently closed until further notice. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 66270 200

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Applies from Wed 19 Oct 2022, 8.57am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 8.58am. Last reviewed: Thu 30 May 2024, 2.43pm

Safety alerts: North Rocks Road closed

North Rocks Road is closed until Sunday 30 June 2024. The road is currently unsafe to traffic. This closure maybe extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200. 

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  • Broadwater National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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