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Deriah Aboriginal Area

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 16 November 2018, 9.52am

Applies from Mon 15 Oct 2018, 3.27pm to Mon 1 Apr 2019, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Nov 2018, 9.52am.

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Monday 15 October 2018 until Monday 1 April 2019, and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 19 Mar 2019, 4.59pm to Sun 7 Apr 2019, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Mar 2019, 5.22pm

Closed areas: Closed areas in Mount Kaputar National Park - aerial pest control operation

Some areas of this park are closed from 7am Wednesday 3 April to 6pm Saturday 6 April 2019 due to aerial pest control operations. These areas will remain closed unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. The closed areas are:

  • Upper Bullawa Creek area
  • Yulludunida walking track
  • Mount Coryah walking track
  • Scutts fire trail
  • Scutts Hut
  • Scutts Hut walking track
  • Kurrawonga Falls walking track
  • Rocky Plateau fire trail
  • Kaputar Plateau walking track
  • Barraba track
  • Waa Gorge area

Please stay on formed tracks in open areas and follow all closure notices.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Narrabri office on 02 6792 7300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 18 Mar 2019, 8.32am to Thu 21 Mar 2019, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Mar 2019, 1.24pm

Closed areas: Barraba track closed

Barraba track is closed due to rainfall. 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 Narrabri office on 02 6792 7300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 15 Oct 2018, 3.27pm to Mon 1 Apr 2019, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Nov 2018, 9.52am

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Monday 15 October 2018 until Monday 1 April 2019, and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 9 parks nearby. Show list

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/deriah-aboriginal-area/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Country NSW region
  • Deriah Aboriginal Area is always open but may have to close at times due to severe weather or extreme fire danger.

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

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Deriah Aboriginal Area. Photo: Dirk Richards