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Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Published Date 18 Jun 2020

 

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000

 

Subregulation 12.23(3)

 

 

KAKADU NATIONAL PARK

 

PROHIBITION ON ENTRY AND REMAINING IN CERTAIN AREAS WITHIN THE PARK (No.4)

 

 

I, Dr James Findlay, Director of National Parks, acting pursuant to subregulation 12.23(3) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000, having taken into account and being satisfied that access to certain areas in the Kakadu National Park (Park) might endanger public safety, HEREBY PROHIBIT the entry and remaining in areas of the Park specified in Schedule A of this prohibition, by the persons specified in Schedule A, and with effect from the time specified in Schedule A.

 

 

 

 

Dated:       17  June 2020

 

 

 

Dr James Findlay

Director of National Parks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHEDULE A – Particulars of prohibition

 

 

  1. Prohibited areas

 

All areas that comprise the Park, except those areas of the Park that:

 

    1. are described in Schedule B of this prohibition and only between the hours of 6.00am and 6.00pm ACST on any day; 

 

    1. are a part of a town, outstation or other permanent residential place; or

 

    1. are a vehicle access road or vehicle access track. 

 

  1. Prohibited persons

 

All persons, except persons:

 

    1. between the hours specified in item 1a. of this Schedule A, visiting a location referred to in that item;

 

    1. at any time, visiting or remaining within a location referred to in item 1b. of this Schedule A; or

 

    1. at any time, transiting, accessing or egressing the Park along a location referred to in item 1c. of this Schedule A to or from a location referred to in item 1a. or 1b. of this Schedule A, without stopping elsewhere in the Park except for an emergency.

 

Note: Certain classes of person will be exempt from this prohibition by operation of subregulations 12.06(1) and 12.23(2) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000.

 

  1. Prohibition commencement

 

This prohibition commences at 00.00am ACST on 19 June 2020. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHEDULE B - Exclusions to the Prohibited areas

 

  1. Certain terrestrial areas of the Park     

 

All the areas known by the names, and which are generally located within the vicinity of the global positioning system coordinates, listed below:

 

Area name                                                                                    GPS

 

East Alligator River Boat Ramp (Downstream)

132.96515

 

East Alligator River Boat Ramp (Upstream)

132.967456

 

Yellow Waters Boat Ramp

132.518399

 

Muirella Park Boat Ramp

132.756193

 

Home Billabong Boat Ramp

132.520985

 

Mardakul Boat Ramp

132.537567

 

South Alligator River Boat Ramp

132.50738

 

Boulder Creek Walk

132.456122

 

Bardedjilidji Walk

132.969757

 

Gungurul Walk

132.332423

 

Manngarre Rainforest Walk

132.966914

 

Yurmikmik Lookout Walk

132.463711

 

Mamukala Wetlands Observation Platform and Walk

132.572518

 

Mirrai Lookout and Walk

132.710055

 

Motor Car Falls and Motor Car Falls Walk

132.478951

 

Nourlangie Creek Complex

132.814461

 

Two Mile Hole

132.1507

 

2.   Certain riverine and estuarine areas of the Park 

 

All rivers, creeks, waterholes and billabongs in the Park which are immediately accessible from one of the areas listed at item 1 of this Schedule B.