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Paroo-Darling National Park

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Last reviewed: Wed 29 May 2019, 1.08pm

Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 29 May 2019, 1.08pm.

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 Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 29 May 2019, 1.08pm

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 Fri 10 Feb 2017, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 29 May 2019, 1.08pm

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 Thu 16 Feb 2017, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2019, 9.26am

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 8080 3200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 2 Apr 2019, 8.32am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2019, 9.25am

Closed areas: Lake Drive closed - access restrictions

Lake Drive is closed unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Therefore, Morton Boulka picnic area and Cawndilla picnic area and campground are closed. These areas are inaccessible due to the current condition of Lake Drive.

For more information, please call the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8080 3200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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 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/paroodarling-national-park/local-alerts

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