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Ginghet Nature Reserve

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 Thu 3 Jan 2019, 2.56pm to Tue 31 Dec 2019, 3.18pm. Last reviewed: Thu 3 Jan 2019, 3.19pm

Closed areas: Redbank Homestead closed until further notice

Redbank Homestead is closed until further notice, due to a shortage in water resource. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Bourke area office on (02) 6830 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines. 

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Applies from Mon 1 Oct 2018, 12.00am to Sun 31 Mar 2019, 1.03pm. Last reviewed: Tue 1 Jan 2019, 10.26am

Fire bans: Park fire ban

There is a no solid fuel fire policy in this park from Monday 1 October 2018 to Sunday 31 March 2019. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) 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)

This ban will remain in place unless otherwise extended or removed. 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. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities visit NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Mon 15 Oct 2018, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Sun 30 Dec 2018, 10.15am

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park 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. To find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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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.

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Applies from Wed 15 Aug 2018, 9.40am to Sun 30 Jun 2019, 9.35am. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Oct 2018, 8.47am

Closed areas: Belah Shearers' closed until further notice

Belah Shearers' Quarters is currently closed until further notice due to no water being available at the site. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Bourke area office on 02 6830 0200 or email NPWS Bourke office on: npws.bourke@environment.nsw.gov.au. Alternatively, visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 8 Jan 2019, 10.20am to Thu 31 Jan 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 8 Jan 2019, 1.55pm

Other planned events: Female toilets and showers unavailable

The female toilets and showers at Camp Blackman 1 will be closed until further notice due to construction work. Unisex toilets and showers are available at Camp Blackman 1 (on the western side of the building). Toilets are available in all other campgrounds and visitor areas. NPWS apologise for any inconvenience.

For further information please call the NPWS Warrumbungle Visitor Centre on 02 6825 4364 or the NPWS Coonabarabran area office on 02 6842 1311.

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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/ginghet-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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