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Killarney State Conservation Area

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Applies from Thu 23 May 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2024, 5.18pm

Hazard reduction burns: Tubaroo HR

There is a planned Hazard Reduction burn in this park from 23/05/2024. The fire is called Tubaroo HR. 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 Wed 22 May 2024, 6.00pm to Sat 25 May 2024, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 May 2024, 1.51pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for hazard reduction burning

Some parts of this park are closed for hazard reduction burning from Thursday 23 May to Friday 24 May 2024. The closed area/s are:

  • Green Camp carpark
  • Tubaroo Fire Trail
  • Yulludunida walking track

Although Kaputar Road remains open, please slow down, turn on headlights, drive safely and be aware of road conditions. Please note traffic control may be in place during this time and you may experience delays.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. This burn is called Tubaroo Fire Trail HR. For more information, contact the Narrabri NPWS office (02) 6792 7300 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Fri 3 May 2024, 3.52pm to Fri 5 Jul 2024, 4.09pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 May 2024, 12.02pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program

The Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is conducting a ground baiting program from Friday 3 May 2024 to Friday 7 June 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program will take place in Pilliga State Conservation Area and Pilliga National Park.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact the Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) on 0456 561 770 or NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000.

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Applies from Mon 13 May 2024, 5.00pm to Fri 31 May 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 10.44am

Closed areas: Scutts Hut and Kurrawonga Falls CLOSED

Scutts Hut and Kurrawonga Falls walk is CLOSED due to fire trail maintenance, until further notice. 

Visitors can still access the Kaputar Plateau walk via Rocky Plateau and Scutts Hut fire trail loop. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Narrabri NPWS office (02) 6792 7300.

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Applies from Mon 20 May 2024, 8.00am to Mon 17 Jun 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 9 May 2024, 12.24pm

Closed areas: Dawsons Spring campground CLOSED due to upgrades

Dawsons Spring campground will be CLOSED from Monday 20 May until Monday 17 June 2024 due to closure of the amenities block for renovations. 

Dawsons Spring picnic areas and BBQs will remain open.

As an alternative, visitors are encouraged to camp at Bark Hut campground.

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 Narrabri office on 02 6792 7300.

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Applies from Tue 16 Apr 2024, 10.35am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2024, 6.03pm

Closed areas: Governor summit walking track CLOSED

The Governor (Corrunbral Borawah) summit walking track is closed until further notice due to elevated track damage. 

The Governor lookout walking track (from carpark to lookout platform) remains open. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Narrabri office on 02 6792 7300. 

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Applies from Mon 8 Apr 2024, 6.00am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2024, 8.39am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing aerial and ground baiting program in Mount Kaputar National Park from Monday 8 April 2024 to Monday 30 September 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock. Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location.

Domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS estate. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information please contact the NPWS Barwon Area office on (02) 6792 7300.

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