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Yanga State Conservation Area

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 1 March 2021, 9.53am

Applies from Mon 1 Mar 2021, 9.43am to Fri 5 Mar 2021, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Mar 2021, 9.53am.

Other planned events: Notice of aerial culling

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an aerial culling program using trained shooters and helicopter for the control of pigs and other feral animals. The program will be conducted between 1 - 5 March in the Yanga reserves.

Visitor areas will remain open during this operation.

For further information please call NPWS Yanga Office on 03 5020 1764.

Applies from Mon 12 Oct 2020, 12.48pm to Thu 1 Apr 2021, 12.49pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Feb 2021, 3.15pm.

Fire bans: 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..

Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
8 March 2021 Other planned events Notice of 1080 baiting Details

Applies from Mon 8 Mar 2021, 9.34am to Fri 26 Mar 2021, 9.35am. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Mar 2021, 11.39am

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be conducted between Monday 8 March and Friday 26 March 2021 in Yanga National Park, Yanga Nature Reserve and Yanga State Conservation Area. 

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs and areas open to the public will not be affected.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information, call the NPWS Yanga area office on 03 5020 1764.

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28 March 2021 Other planned events Notice of aerial culling Details

Applies from Sun 28 Mar 2021, 8.00am to Fri 2 Apr 2021, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Mar 2021, 9.57am

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an aerial culling program using trained shooters and helicopter for the control of pigs and other feral animals. The program will be conducted between 28 March and 2 April in the Yanga reserves.

Visitor areas will remain open during this operation.

For further information please call NPWS Yanga Office on 03 5020 1764.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 5 Mar 2021, 12.48pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Mar 2021, 4.12pm

Closed areas: Murray Valley Regional Park - Deniliquin closed for camping

Murray Valley Regional Park - Deniliquin is closed for camping from Friday 5 March to Saturday 6 March 2021 and will be open again on Sunday 7 March 2021. Please note that booking is now required for all camping and accommodation in NSW national parks, including Murray Valley Regional Park campgrounds.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Thu 4 Jun 2020, 1.48pm to Mon 31 May 2021, 1.49pm. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Mar 2021, 2.26pm

Other planned events: Campground bookings - Murray Valley National Park and Murray Valley Regional Park

If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Murray Valley National Park and Murray Valley Regional Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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Applies from Thu 4 Jun 2020, 1.56pm to Mon 31 May 2021, 1.57pm. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Mar 2021, 2.25pm

Other planned events: Campground bookings - Murrumbidgee Valley National Park and Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park

If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Murrumbidgee Valley National Park and Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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Applies from Mon 1 Mar 2021, 9.43am to Fri 5 Mar 2021, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Mar 2021, 9.53am

Other planned events: Notice of aerial culling

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an aerial culling program using trained shooters and helicopter for the control of pigs and other feral animals. The program will be conducted between 1 - 5 March in the Yanga reserves.

Visitor areas will remain open during this operation.

For further information please call NPWS Yanga Office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Thu 20 Aug 2020, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 Feb 2021, 3.36pm

Safety alerts: Mungo bicycle loop trail

Mungo bicycle loop trail is currently closed to enable trail maintenance repair works. NPWS staff are planning to carry out the works during autumn.

Other options for cycling include Walls Road and Zanci pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles, so please take care and cycle with caution. 

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Applies from Mon 22 Feb 2021, 8.00am to Fri 5 Mar 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Feb 2021, 4.08pm

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is planning to undertake 1080 ground baiting of foxes in Mungo National Park.

There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Do not touch baits. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact the NPWS Buronga office on 03 5021 8900.

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Applies from Tue 29 Sep 2020, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Feb 2021, 3.18pm

Closed areas: Yanga National Park office closed - still taking phone calls and emails

Yanga National Park office is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions. You can still contact us by phone or email for information.

Visitors can still access the historic Yanga Homestead precinct between 8.30am and 4.30pm daily. A self-guided tour offering exclusive access inside the homestead is available from Balranald Visitor Information Centre or Balranald Caravan Park. Call the visitor information centre on 1800 444 043 for more information.

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Applies from Fri 24 Aug 2018, 1.01pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Feb 2021, 3.17pm

Closed areas: Regatta Beach picnic area closed

Regatta Beach picnic area is closed until further notice. For more information, call the NPWS Yanga area office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Mon 12 Oct 2020, 12.48pm to Thu 1 Apr 2021, 12.49pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Feb 2021, 3.15pm

Fire bans: 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 Sat 7 Nov 2020, 8.01am to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 12 Feb 2021, 2.28pm

Closed areas: Belah campground closure

Belah campground will remain closed until further notice. This is because the access road requires detailed environmental assessment before maintenance repairs can be conducted.

This closure may be further extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

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Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 12 Feb 2021, 10.20am

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed due to park roads being damaged. Detailed environmental assessments need to be conducted before maintenance to repair this damage can be completed.

This closure will remain in place until further notice. Penalties apply for non-compliance

Affects 1 park and 6 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 4 Jan 2021, 7.30pm. Last reviewed: Mon 4 Jan 2021, 8.44pm

Fires - Advice: Cobram East

There is a fire in this park called Cobram East. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 2 parks and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 12 Oct 2020, 8.07am to Wed 31 Mar 2021, 8.08am. Last reviewed: Wed 2 Dec 2020, 5.05pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Lower Darling area parks and reserves

A park fire ban is in place in this park and all Lower Darling area parks and reserves 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.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 26 Nov 2020, 5.25pm. Last reviewed: Mon 4 Jan 2021, 1.47pm

Closed areas: Algeboia Road in Murray Valley National Park, Moira precinct

Algeboia Road from Dora Road to River Road is closed due to water over road.

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Applies from Fri 27 Nov 2020, 7.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Dec 2020, 7.42am

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban will be in place in this park from Friday 27 November 2020 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.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 12 Oct 2020, 12.08am to Thu 1 Apr 2021, 7.22am. Last reviewed: Sat 7 Nov 2020, 7.04am

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Riverina area

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.

Affects 10 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 9.01am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 9.00am

Other planned events: Campground available for booking in Kyalite precinct

If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Kyalite (Murray Valley), please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 8.59am

Other planned events: Campgrounds available for booking

If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Euston Regional Park and Kemendok National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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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/yanga-state-conservation-area/local-alerts

Contact

Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

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