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Western Sydney Parklands is OPEN on Tuesday 19 November 2019.

However, the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) has issued a statewide TOTAL FIRE BAN for Tuesday 19 November 2019 until 12 midnight. This means no fires in the park including coal and gas fire BBQ's and all fire permits are suspended. Please report any fires quickly to 000.

Find out more about total fire ban rules: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/about-us/our-districts/orana/fire-information/fdr-and-tobans/total-fire-ban-rules

Keep up-to-date with the latest RFS forecasts: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/news-and-media/general-news/dangerous-fire-conditions-forecast-for-tuesday-12-november

Western Sydney Parklands

Lighting plan

Events that finish after sunset will require a lighting plan as part of the risk management and crowd management plans, particularly crowd departure. Adequate lighting is also required for packing down. 

Event Lighting Plans must consider the effect on Parklands wildlife by:

  • Utilising either low pressure sodium lamps with UV filters for all lighting, or alternative lighting that will minimise adverse impacts 
  • Minimising the time during which the lighting is used
  • Use lowest possible brightness for all lighting
  • Where possible, direct light below the horizontal plane towards the path and shield vegetation by fitting lights with hoods.



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