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Chaelundi State Conservation Area

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 10 April 2019, 11.01am

Applies from Wed 10 Apr 2019, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Wed 10 Apr 2019, 11.01am.

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS HR COCO Horseshoe SFAZ

There is a fire in this park called NPWS HR COCO Horseshoe SFAZ. 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 16 May 2019, 10.48am to Tue 25 Jun 2019, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2019, 2.36pm

Other planned events: 1080 aerial and ground baiting for wild dogs

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be undertaking 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) aerial and ground baiting for wild dog and fox control in the following parks and reserves:

  • New England National Park 
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve 
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland nature reserve and state conservation area
  • Gagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve

The program starts on Monday 20 May and will finish by Friday 30 August 2019.

This baiting program is being carried out as part of a broader coordinated control program cooperatively with Northern Tablelands Local Land Services and Forestry Corporation of NSW. This is to reduce the impacts of wild dogs on stock and wildlife. The program is part of an integrated regional pest management strategy.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. Neighbours and visitors are reminded that 1080 baits are lethal to domestic pets.

All areas will have 1080 baiting signs at the access points to areas where baiting is happening. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, please call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Mon 13 May 2019, 4.19pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 May 2019, 4.47pm

Other planned events: Roadworks near Illaroo campground

Road maintenance is underway on the Illaroo campground access road. The road will remain open with traffic control in place. Traffic control signs will be in place in work zones. Park visitors may encounter earthmoving equipment.

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

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Applies from Tue 30 Apr 2019, 9.45am. Last reviewed: Tue 30 Apr 2019, 9.46am

Safety alerts: Barcoongere Way not recommended for vehicles

Please use McPhillips Road, off the new Pacific Highway, to get to Pebbly Beach and Station Creek campgrounds. Barcoongere Way is not recommended for any vehicles due to severe road damage.

For more information, call the NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Mon 22 Apr 2019, 3.31pm to Fri 14 Jun 2019, 3.32pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Apr 2019, 12.16pm

Other planned events: Detour on Moonee Beach/Green Bluff walking track

There will be a temporary detour on the Moonee Beach/Green Bluff walking track from Tuesday 30 April until Friday 14 June 2019. A boardwalk is being built south of Moonee Beach Bridge above Moonee Midden to protect this important Aboriginal site.

At times, the track will be closed so workers can build the boardwalk safely and efficiently. During these times, please follow the detour along the southern shoreline of the estuary.

We apologise for any inconvenience. For more information, call the NPWS Coffs Coast office on 02 6652 0900.

Applies from Tue 14 May 2019, 2.00pm to Fri 31 May 2019, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2019, 4.35pm

Closed areas: Access road to Boundary Creek Falls closed - hazardous conditions

The access road into Boundary Creek Falls picnic area and campground is closed because of hazardous road conditions from recent road maintenance. Visitors can still walk into these areas.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office 02 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 10 Apr 2019, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Wed 10 Apr 2019, 11.01am

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS HR COCO Horseshoe SFAZ

There is a fire in this park called NPWS HR COCO Horseshoe SFAZ. 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 8 Mar 2019, 3.35pm to Sun 30 Jun 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 Mar 2019, 1.32pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox pest management program underway

NPWS is advising all neighbours and visitors that it is monitoring wild dogs and foxes and running a 1080 wild dog and fox pest management program in the following national parks:

  • Everlasting Swamp National Park
  • Everlasting Swamp State Conservation Area
  • Yuraygir National Park
  • Yuraygir State Conservation Area

We encourage landholders to participate in control programs on private property. Contact North Coast Local Land Services to discuss and arrange programs.

These programs are run to protect threatened species identified in the NSW Fox Threat Abatement Plan and Saving our Species programs.

Please be aware of the baiting programs and avoid bait stations in all areas, at all times. There will be signs up in areas where baits have been laid, indicating the date the baits were placed. Delays may occur due to unsuitable weather conditions and associated restricted access. NPWS may also run additional programs following these initial programs, depending on wild dog activity. Domestic pets are highly susceptible to 1080 poison. Dogs, cats and other pets and domestic animals are not permitted in NSW national parks, reserves and state conservation areas.

For more information call the NPWS Clarence area office in Grafton on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Tue 26 Feb 2019, 2.14pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 Feb 2019, 2.15pm

Closed areas: Grey Cliff stairs closed

The stairs from Grey Cliff campground to the beach are closed. The stairs have been washed away because of the large swell from Cyclone Oma. Visitors can't access the beach via these stairs.

Visitors can access the beach via the old vehicle beach access point 250m north of the stairs.

For more information, please call the NPWS Grafton office on 02 6641 1500. 

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Applies from Tue 26 Feb 2019, 1.05pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Mar 2019, 11.51am

Closed areas: Cascades walking track closed due to rockfall

Cascades walking track is temporarily closed due to safety issues related to a recent rockfall. The track will reopen following further safety inspections and stabilisation works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call Dorrigo Rainforest Centre on 02 6657 2309 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 18 Dec 2018, 2.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 29 Jan 2019, 3.00pm

Closed areas: Wollomombi Falls main lookout closed

The main viewing platform at Wollomombi Falls visitor area has identified structural deterioration. It will be closed until repairs can be completed and the structure has been certified as safe.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Dec 2018, 11.40am

Other planned events: Yuraygir coastal walk - river crossing contacts

The Yuraygir coastal walk river crossing contact details have changed. The current details are:

  • Wooli river crossing - call 0439 409 909 
  • Sandon river crossing - call 0407 362 118
  • Corindi/Red Rock river crossing - call 0403 015 412  

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

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Applies from Sat 4 Aug 2018, 12.07pm. Last reviewed: Thu 10 Jan 2019, 5.04pm

Closed areas: Walk behind Crystal Shower Falls closed

The walk behind Crystal Shower Falls (waterfall) is closed due to unstable rocks falling onto the walk track. The walk behind the waterfall will remain closed until further notice.

The Wonga Walk, including the Crystal Shower Falls suspension bridge, remains open to the public.

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 Dorrigo Rainforest Centre on (02) 6657 2309 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 13 Oct 2015, 12.05pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 Apr 2019, 11.51am

Closed areas: Angourie Back Beach - staircase removed

Walkers on the Yuraygir Coastal Walk are advised that the staircase at the southern end of Angourie Back Beach has been removed due to safety concerns. All walkers should commence the walk via the track at Mara Creek picnic area, as there is no longer access from the beach. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Grafton NPWS office on (02) 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Jul 2017, 4.17pm

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed due to demolition of bridge from past flooding event. This closure applies until further notice. Closed areas include the 4WD access to North Washpool, an area also known as Washpool rest area, entering from Baryulgil onto Collum Collum Road. The bridge is washed away, at the junction of Washpool Creek and Collum Collum Road.

  • Washpool National Park’s 2WD entrance off Gwydir Highway onto Coachwood Drive and Washpool Forest Way is open.
  • Bellbird campground, Coombadjha campground and the Granites lookout and picnic areas are accessible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office (02) 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 1 Apr 2019, 12.57pm. Last reviewed: Wed 1 May 2019, 2.02pm

Safety alerts: Vehicle access to riverbank campsites affected by storm damage

Vehicle access to some riverbank campsites is affected by storm damage. Access barriers are in place.

For more information, please call the NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6641 1500 for further information.

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Applies from Mon 8 Apr 2019, 8.00am to Mon 1 Jul 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 10 May 2019, 12.51pm

Other planned events: 1080 ground baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be undertaking 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) aerial and ground baiting for wild dog and fox control in this park. The program will start on Monday 8 April and finish by Monday 1 July 2019.

This baiting program is being carried out as part of a broader coordinated control program cooperatively with Northern Tablelands Local Land Services and Forestry Corporation of NSW. This is to reduce the impacts of wild dogs on stock and wildlife. The program is part of an integrated regional pest management strategy.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. Neighbours and visitors are reminded that 1080 baits are lethal to domestic pets.

All areas will have 1080 baiting signs at access points to areas where baiting is taking place. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, please phone the NPWS Glen Innes area office 02 6739 0700.

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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/chaelundi-state-conservation-area/local-alerts

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