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Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 22 May 2019, 10.10am to Sun 30 Jun 2019, 10.02am. Last reviewed: Wed 22 May 2019, 10.30am

Safety alerts: Take care on access roads to Minyon Falls and Rummery Park

Local government roads leading to Minyon Falls and Rummery Park campgrounds are in poor condition. Minyon Falls Road hash deep ruts and sections of Nightcap Range Road have deep potholes. Drive slowly and carefully along these sections. We advise that these sections of road are not suitable for vehicles with very low clearance.

For more information, call the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Tue 21 May 2019, 2.53pm to Fri 6 Sep 2019, 2.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2019, 2.53pm

Closed areas: Cutters Hut closed - construction works

Cutters Hut, within Cutters Camp campground, is closed due to construction works. NPWS are currently upgrading Cutters Hut to create a new camp kitchen for visitors. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

For more information, please call the NPWS Tweed Byron office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Tue 14 May 2019, 7.00am to Fri 31 May 2019, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 May 2019, 4.43pm

Safety alerts: Short delays on Tweed Scenic Drive - roadworks

There will be short delays on the Barkersvale end of Tweed Range Scenic Drive from Tuesday 14 May to Friday 31 May 2019. This is due to roadworks.

Please drive safely and be aware of road conditions. Follow the directions of all road signage.

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

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Applies from Mon 13 May 2019, 3.59pm to Mon 24 Jun 2019, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 May 2019, 4.31pm

Closed areas: Cape Byron walking track closed

Cape Byron walking track, south of the lighthouse precinct, will be closed from Monday 13 May to Friday 24 June 2019. This is for maintenance works. Visitors can still access the lighthouse via Cape Byron walking track at Wategos Beach. 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 the NPWS 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 Tue 9 Apr 2019, 7.30am to Fri 31 May 2019, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 Apr 2019, 9.39am

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog ground baiting program

A 1080 ground baiting program (baits) for wild dogs will be undertaken from Tuesday 9 April until Friday 31 May 2019. The parks and reserves affected include:

  • Ballina Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Nightcap National Park
  • Whian Whian State Conservation Area
  • Bungawalbin National Park
  • Bungawalbin Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin State Conservation Area
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Richmond Range National Park
  • Toonumbar National Park
  • Mallanganee National Park.

A reminder that 1080 is harmful to domestic pets. 1080 baiting signs will be placed at every entrance in or out of the reserves.

For further information, please call NPWS Richmond River area office on 02 6627 0200 (Alstonville) or 02 6632 0000 (Kyogle).

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Applies from Fri 22 Feb 2019, 2.18pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 Feb 2019, 11.04am

Closed areas: Take care on beaches in Cape Byron State Conservation Area

Some areas of Cape Byron State Conservation Area have been impacted by former Tropical Cyclone Oma. Areas have been reopened but please take care as hazards remain in:

  • Wategos Beach
  • Clarkes Beach
  • The Pass

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 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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Applies from Mon 20 May 2019, 1.34pm to Mon 17 Jun 2019, 1.34pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2019, 2.25pm

Closed areas: Rummery Park campground closed

Rummery Park campground will be closed from Monday 20 May until Monday 16 June 2019 due to roadworks. This is because the causeway is being upgraded. 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 the NPWS Richmond River area, Alstonville office on 02 6627 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/brunswick-heads-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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