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Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve

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Applies from Fri 22 Feb 2019, 2.18pm. Last reviewed: Sat 23 Feb 2019, 3.21pm

Closed areas: Beaches closed - Cape Byron State Conservation Area

Some areas of Cape Byron State Conservation Area are closed due to the forecast impact of Tropical Cyclone Oma. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

The closed areas are:

  • Wategos Beach
  • Clarkes Beach
  • The Pass

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Tweed Byron area office on 02 6639 8300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 22 Feb 2019, 2.07pm. Last reviewed: Sat 23 Feb 2019, 3.07pm

Closed areas: Tallow Beach closed - Tropical Cyclone Oma

Tallow Beach in Arakwal National Park is closed due to the forecast impact of Tropical Cyclone Oma. This closure will remain in place unless otherwise extended or removed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Tweed Byron area office on 02 6639 8300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 22 Feb 2019, 8.57am to Wed 27 Feb 2019, 8.48am. Last reviewed: Sat 23 Feb 2019, 2.01pm

Closed parks: Wollumbin National Park closed

Wollumbin National Park is closed from 8am on Friday 22 February 2019 due to the forecast impact of Tropical Cyclone Oma. This closure will remain in place unless otherwise extended or removed.

The closed areas include:

  • Wollumbin (Mount Warning) summit track
  • Lyrebird track 

There is no vehicle or pedestrian access to Wollumbin carpark on Mount Warning Road.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Tweed Byron area office on 02 6670 8600 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 21 Feb 2019, 4.00pm to Wed 27 Feb 2019, 9.12am. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Feb 2019, 2.47pm

Closed parks: Richmond River area park closures - Tropical Cyclone Oma

All parks and reserves in the Richmond River area will be closed due to the forecast impacts of Tropical Cyclone Oma. These closures will remain in place unless otherwise extended or removed.

All campgrounds in the Richmond River area have been closed as a precaution from 4pm Thursday 21 February 2019 until Wednesday 27 February 2019. The closed campgrounds include Rummery Park, Black Rocks, Sheepstation Creek and Forest Tops campgrounds. Refunds or re-bookings will be available to all campers that have existing bookings at these campgrounds.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Richmond River area office on 02 6627 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 21 Feb 2019, 4.00pm to Mon 25 Feb 2019, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Feb 2019, 10.39am

Closed areas: 4WD access to beach closed

4WD access to Richmond River Nature Reserve beach is closed. Large, dangerous surf conditions and possible damaging winds are predicted as a result of Cyclone Oma. The closure will be reviewed on Monday 25 February 2019, depending on the cyclone’s impact. 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 Richmond River area office on 02 6627 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 20 Feb 2019, 8.00am to Fri 22 Mar 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Feb 2019, 10.42am

Closed areas: Newton Drive and Historic Nightcap walking track head at Mount Nardi closed

Newton Drive and the Historic Nightcap walking track head at Mount Nardi are closed due to road works and vegetation management. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. 

For more information, please call the Richmond River area office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Thu 13 Dec 2018, 3.52pm. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Dec 2018, 4.29pm

Closed areas: Newton Drive Mount Nardi

Some areas of this park are closed from Thursday 13 December to Friday 14 December due to engineering works.  All public vehicle and pedestrian access into the site will be closed for this period. Access to walking tracks in this section is also closed.

This closure will remain unless extended or removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 13 Sep 2018, 11.02am to Sun 30 Jun 2019, 10.53am. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Oct 2018, 4.57pm

Closed areas: Toilet removed at Broadwater Beach picnic area

The toilet at Broadwater Beach picnic area has been removed due to extensive vandalism and will be replaced by June 2019. The picnic area and beach access remains open. 

For more information, please contact NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Harry's Hill, Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve. Photo: L Cameron/NSW Government