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Sturt National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 27 November 2018, 3.35pm

Applies from Fri 10 Feb 2017, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Nov 2018, 3.35pm.

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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Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 6 Dec 2018, 11.50am

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: Tue 27 Nov 2018, 3.35pm

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 Tue 20 Nov 2018, 11.54am. Last reviewed: Thu 6 Dec 2018, 12.04pm

Closed areas: Coach and Horses campground closed - dangerous trees

Coach and Horses campground is closed for maintenance work on dangerous trees. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8080 3200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 4 Oct 2018, 9.26am. Last reviewed: Thu 6 Dec 2018, 11.47am

Closed areas: Mutawintji Gorge walk closure

Mutawintji Gorge walk is closed due to maintenance until further notice. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8080 3200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 1 park and 1 location 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/sturt-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Outback NSW region
  • Sturt National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy an annual pass.
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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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Old windmill in Sturt National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH