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Gundabooka National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 1 April 2019, 4.25pm

Applies from Wed 15 Aug 2018, 9.40am to Tue 31 Dec 2019, 9.35am. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Apr 2019, 4.25pm.

Closed areas: Belah Shearers' Quarters closed until further notice

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

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Applies from Thu 3 Jan 2019, 2.56pm to Tue 31 Dec 2019, 3.18pm. Last reviewed: Sun 3 Feb 2019, 5.48pm.

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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Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
24 May 2019 Closed areas Mulgowan Aboriginal Art Site area and road closed Details

Applies from Fri 24 May 2019, 10.00am to Fri 24 May 2019, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 May 2019, 9.47am

Mulgowan Aboriginal Art Site area and road will be closed from 10am to 3pm on Friday 24 May 2019.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call 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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Details
4 June 2019 Other planned events Closed areas - aerial pest management operation Details

Applies from Tue 4 Jun 2019, 6.00am to Sat 8 Jun 2019, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2019, 3.52pm

An aerial pest management operation will take place from Tuesday 4 June to Saturday 8 June 2019 in the following areas:

  • Toorale National Park
  • Toorale State Conservation Area
  • Gundabooka State Conservation Area.

The following areas will be closed between 9am and 2pm on Thursday 6 June 2019:

  • Darling River Drive
  • Darling River campground
  • Many Big Rocks picnic area
  • Yanda campground 

For more information, please call 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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Details
6 June 2019 Closed areas Aerial pest management operation Details

Applies from Thu 6 Jun 2019, 9.00am to Thu 6 Jun 2019, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2019, 10.24am

Some areas of this park will be closed on Thursday 6 June 2019 between 9am and 2pm, due to an aerial pest management operation. This closure will remain in place unless it is otherwise extended or removed. The closed areas include:

  • Darling River Drive
  • Darling River campground
  • Many Big Rocks picnic area
  • Yanda campground

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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Details

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 16 May 2019, 8.00am to Fri 24 May 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2019, 10.31am

Closed areas: Areas closed due to hazardous washouts along road

Some areas of this park are closed because of hazardous washouts along Darling River Drive. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed areas are:

  • Darling River Drive
  • Darling River campground
  • Many Big Rocks picnic area

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 Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Apr 2019, 11.44am

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in the park all year round. This park fire ban will remain 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 out more information about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

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Applies from Wed 15 Aug 2018, 9.40am to Tue 31 Dec 2019, 9.35am. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Apr 2019, 4.25pm

Closed areas: Belah Shearers' Quarters closed until further notice

Belah Shearers' Quarters is currently closed until further notice because there is no water available at the site. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Bourke area office on 02 6830 0200 or email 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 9 Apr 2019, 6.00am to Sun 9 Jun 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 1 May 2019, 3.07pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program underway

Ground baits containing ACTA 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) will be laid along various tracks and trails within Toorale National Park and Toorale State Conservation Area from Tuesday 9 April to Sunday 9 June 2019 to control wild dog and fox populations.

1080 is poisonous to humans if swallowed and harmful if absorbed by the skin or inhaled. If poisoning occurs, contact the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26. For further information please contact the NPWS Bourke area office on (02) 6830 0200.

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Applies from Thu 3 Jan 2019, 2.56pm to Tue 31 Dec 2019, 3.18pm. Last reviewed: Sun 3 Feb 2019, 5.48pm

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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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/gundabooka-national-park/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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Mulgowan Walk, Gundabooka National Park. Photo: David Finnegan