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Lake Innes Nature Reserve

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There are no current alerts in this area.

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Applies from Fri 21 Dec 2018, 4.02pm to Fri 1 Feb 2019, 3.42pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Jan 2019, 1.17pm

Closed areas: Severe storm damage and hazardous trees

Some parts of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park are closed due to recent weather conditions and storms. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed areas are:

  • Budds Mare campground
  • Budds Mare lookout
  • Budds Mare to Riverside walking track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Walcha area office on 02 6777 4700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 17 Jan 2019, 12.00am to Thu 28 Feb 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Jan 2019, 4.03pm

Fire bans: Park 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. 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 Thu 17 Jan 2019, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Jan 2019, 3.22pm

Fire bans: Park 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. 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 Fri 21 Dec 2018, 2.40pm. Last reviewed: Sun 23 Dec 2018, 10.02am

Closed parks: Lansdowne Nature Reserve closed due to storm damage

This park is closed due to storm damage. The closure remains in place unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Manning area office on 02 6552 4097 or the NPWS Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300. Alternatively, visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 21 Dec 2018, 2.12pm. Last reviewed: Sat 22 Dec 2018, 4.21pm

Closed parks: Brimbin Nature Reserve closed

This park is closed due to storm damage, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Manning area office on 02 6552 4097 or the NPWS Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300. Alternatively, 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: Thu 20 Dec 2018, 10.24am

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 Mon 17 Dec 2018, 8.40pm to Mon 3 Feb 2020, 8.38pm. Last reviewed: Tue 18 Dec 2018, 10.34am

Other incidents: Wilson River picnic area - gas barbecues not available

The gas barbecues are not in operation at Wilson River picnic area in Willi Willi National Park.

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Applies from Thu 29 Sep 2016, 12.21pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 May 2017, 9.29am

Closed areas: Banda Banda Road and Banda Banda Forest loop walk closed

Some areas of this park are closed due to storm damage. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed areas are:

  • Banda Banda Road - closed due to tree fall and land slip 
  • Banda Banda Forest loop walk - closed due to tree fall

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Macleay area office on (02) 6561 6700 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/lake-innes-nature-reserve/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the North Coast region
  • Lake Innes Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Lake Innes Nature Reserve. Photo: John Spencer