COVID-19 update
Back to previous page
Print factsheet

Paroo-Darling State Conservation Area

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 10.02am to Fri 12 Jun 2020, 11.33am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 May 2020, 2.17pm

Closed areas: Darling River campground and Emu Lake campground closed

Darling River campground and Emu Lake campground are closed for overnight camping until Thursday 11 June 2020. On Friday 12 June 2020 both campgrounds will be open for overnight stays. If you would like to stay at this campground after 12 June, you’ll need to revisit this webpage and make a booking. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit.

Kinchega National Park remains open to visitors.

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

Affects 1 park and 2 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 3.25pm to Fri 12 Jun 2020, 11.49am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 May 2020, 2.15pm

Closed areas: Mutawintji Visitor Centre and Homestead Creek campground closed

Mutawintji National Park Visitor Centre and Homestead Creek campground are closed from midnight on Thursday 26 March 2020. Other areas in the park are currently open to visitors. On Friday 12 June 2020 Homestead Creek campground will be open for overnight camping. If you would like to stay at this campground after 12 June you’ll need to revisit this webpage and make a booking. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit.

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

Affects 1 park and 2 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 4 May 2020, 3.23pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 3.44pm

Closed areas: Peery Lake picnic area is closed for maintenance

Peery Lake picnic area is closed for maintenance. When the maintenance is completed the picnic area will be open to the public. 

For more information call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 17 Apr 2020, 3.42pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 1.38pm

Closed areas: Coach and Horses campground closed for maintenance

Coach and Horses campground is closed for maintenance. This closure will be reassessed on Friday 12 June 2020. For more information call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 11.12am. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 1.33pm

Closed areas: Kinchega Visitor Centre and Shearers Quarters Accommodation closed

Kinchega National Park Visitor Centre and Kinchega Shearers Quarters accommodation will be closed from midnight Thursday 26 March 2020. Visiting the park is allowed but no camping is permitted until further notice. For further enquiries please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park and 2 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 1 Jun 2020, 8.00am to Fri 5 Jun 2020, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Jun 2020, 8.53am

Closed parks: Park closures - aerial pest management operation

The following parks will be closed from Monday 1 June to Friday 5 June 2020 for an aerial pest management operation:

  • Toorale National Park
  • Toorale State Conservation Area
  • Gundabooka State Conservation Area

For more information call the NPWS Bourke area office on 02 6830 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 1 May 2020, 3.30pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban for Paroo-Darling 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.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

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-state-conservation-area/local-alerts

Contact

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.

View all alerts for NSW