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Mutawintji Historic Site

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 7 Nov 2019, 12.16pm. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Nov 2019, 2.44pm

Safety alerts: Lake Drive is 4WD access only from Tandou Road to Morton Boulka picnic area

Lake Drive is 4WD vehicle access only between Tandou Road to Morton Boulka picnic area. The road will open to 2WD vehicles when conditions change. For further information please contact the Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 7 Nov 2019, 12.09pm. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Nov 2019, 2.44pm

Closed areas: Lake Drive closed from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground

Lake Drive is closed from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground. There is no access to Cawndilla campground and it remains closed. This closure is in place until the closure is otherwise extended or removed. For more information, please call the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 16 Feb 2017, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 2.40pm

Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed

Emu Lake Drive, which connects Kinchega Woolshed to the Tandou / Old Pooncarie Road, is currently closed. Visitors can access Kinchega Woolshed and Emu Lake campground via Woolshed Drive.

For more information, please call the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880 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: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 2.40pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this 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 about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

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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/mutawintji-historic-site/local-alerts

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Mutawintji Historic Site. Photo: John Spencer