Namadgi National Park Visitor Information Centre closed due to wet weather

The ACT Government wishes to advise that due to flooding and high levels of rain forecast, the Namadgi National Park Visitor Information Centre will be closed until further notice.

Point Hut Crossing is also closed, and further closures across our parks and reserves may occur over the coming days due to the weather conditions.

ACT Conservator of Flora and Fauna Bren Burkevics said that this decision has been made for the safety of the Canberra community.

“We are advising all Canberrans to avoid these areas as we see heavy rain and extreme weather continue over the coming days and weekend,” Mr Burkevics said.

“Flood waters can occur suddenly and without much warning, leaving you trapped or stranded if you are unprepared. Steer clear of low-lying areas such as creeks, stormwater drains or other causeways.

“If anyone is visiting our parks and reserves, please take all possible precautions to stay safe. This includes telling family or friends where you are going, take extra care around trees and other debris, and steer clear of low-lying areas such as creeks, stormwater drains or other causeways.”

Stay up to date with road closures on the ACT City Services website, take care on roads, and follow all signage and alternate routes provided.

The impacts on the environment and assets will be assessed further over the coming days to reduce the risks to the community.

For up-to-date information on flooding and how prepare in an emergency, visit the ACT Emergency Services Agency website

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