Karijini and Millstream National Parks Closure

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The Department of Parks and Wildlife have advised that the Karijini & Millstream National Parks will closed to the public until further notice due to heavy rain and flooding. If you have any questions in relation to the above please call Parks and Wildlife Karratha on 9182 2000 or visit the DPaW website  

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Precaution against March Fly bites

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The recent rainfall brings with it the onslaught of March flies, and their presence has certainly been felt over the last few weeks. One small brown species, occurring in the north-west (Pilbara and Kimberley), appears to produce serious symptoms in some people, including hives, fever, wheezing and in severe cases, anaphylaxis. The allergic reaction occurs […]

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‘Bushfire All Clear’ given although some roads and facilities closed in north eastern end of Karijini due to fire damage

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A ‘Bushfire All Clear’ advice has been given for those  travelling along Great Northern Highway and Karijini Drive within the vicinity of the north eastern part of Karijini National Park. The fire, which was reported on 29 December 2016  due to lightning,  is no longer a threat due to significant rain in the area. Firefighters […]

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New Emergency WA website keeps everyone informed

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Now that bushfire season has begun, it is important to stay alert and informed on incidents and emergencies occurring within the region. The new Emergency WA website launched on 23 October 2016 is a one-stop-shop for emergency information providing: critical community warnings about a range of emergencies, including real-time data – as soon as a […]

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Visitor Centre Christmas Trading Hours

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The Tom Price Visitor Centre will be closed the following days over the Chistmas and New Year period: Sunday 25 December Monday 26 December Tuesday 27 December Sunday 1 January Monday 2 January The Visitor Centre will maintain normal trading hours outside of these dates. Please also note, the Karijini Visitor Centre will be closed […]

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Road Works – Karijini National Park

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Road Works have commenced on a section of Banjima Drive West in the Karijini National Park and will take approximately 2-3 weeks to complete.Traffic management will be in place and some minor delays may occur. Please take care when using Banjima drive West during these works.  

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Be prepared – Cyclone Season, Road and Weather Conditions

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The wet season brings with it the possibility of cyclones likelihood of floods. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services has released a set of Cyclone and Flood fact sheets with easy to read, basic information on cyclone and flood preparedness and response. Cyclone and flood alert system Cyclone and flood emergency kit   The […]

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Travelling during bushfire season – be prepared

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Bushfires can start suddenly and without warning. If you are travelling or staying near bushland, fire is a real risk you to. Bushfires in WA are becoming more common and the risks are increasing. The below attachments will assist you and the people you are travelling with to understand the risks and know what to […]

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Bushfire – Great Northern Highway

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Please be advised that there is a Bushfire currently burning on the Great Northern Highway from Auski Road House to Port Headland. Please note: Thick smoke remains in the area Exercise extreme caution Motorists may encounter possible delays  

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Buy local and win!

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Support our local businesses and be in the running to win! Spend $20 at the Tom Price Visitor Centre to go into the draw to win a $250 voucher at the participating local business of your choice. Draws will be held weekly from November 15 to January 3, 2017. Perfect timing for your Christmas shopping!

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