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Mutawintji State Conservation Area

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Applies from Mon 31 Oct 2022, 11.59pm to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Feb 2023, 12.36pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect from midnight Monday 31 October 2022 to midnight Friday 31 March 2023.  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)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For 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 19 Sep 2022, 3.09pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Feb 2023, 12.35pm

Closed areas: Old Kinchega Homestead Ruins and Billabong walk are inaccessible due to flooding

Old Kinchega Homestead Ruins and Billabong walk are inaccessible due to rising floodwaters of the Darling River.

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Applies from Wed 11 Jan 2023, 9.24am. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Feb 2023, 12.35pm

Closed areas: Woolshed drive is closed due to floodwater over the road

There is no access to Kinchega Visitor Centre, Kinchega Shearers Quarters, Old Kinchega Homestead Precinct and Emu Lake campground as Woolshed Drive has been closed by rising floodwaters from the Darling River. The road through to the Tandou Station boundary is currently closed.  This closure will be updated when conditions change.  For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 23 Dec 2021, 4.01pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Feb 2023, 12.34pm

Closed areas: Coach and Horses campground closed due to flooding

Coach and Horses campground is closed indefinitely due to flooding of the Darling River below Louth and Tilpa. The campground is expected to remain closed until the end of June 2023.  The closure will be updated as conditions change. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further updates please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Feb 2023, 12.33pm

Fire bans: Park 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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Applies from Thu 5 May 2022, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Feb 2023, 12.32pm

Closed areas: Darling River Campground is closed due to river flooding

Darling River Campground and River Drive are currently closed due to rising floodwaters of the Darling River.  Anticipated closure to the end of April 2023.   Closure will be updated as conditions change.  For more information please call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Fri 3 Feb 2023, 12.29pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Feb 2023, 12.32pm

Closed parks: Kinchega National Park is closed due to rain.

Kinchega National Park is closed due to rain which has closed access roads.  This closure will be updated when conditions change. For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 10 Jan 2022, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Wed 1 Feb 2023, 10.49am

Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed for maintenance

Emu Lake Drive is closed indefinitely due to ongoing maintenance.

Access to Emu Lake campground remains open when not affected by rain.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Tue 22 Nov 2022, 9.10am. Last reviewed: Wed 1 Feb 2023, 10.41am

Closed areas: Closed access road into Kinchega National Park

The Little Menindee Creek Road access road (Low Road) has been damaged by floodwater and is closed.

For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 12 Dec 2022, 6.00am to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Jan 2023, 9.16am

Other planned events: Fire ban: 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, 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)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For 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 10 Feb 2017, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Jan 2023, 10.08am

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban for Sturt National Park

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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