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Partial closure of Barnard Island Group National Park

This alert applies to the following parks:

The Northern Barnard Islands (Bresnahan, Hutchinson, Jessie, Kent and Lindquist islands) will be closed from Monday 28 May until Tuesday 12 June. During this time, QPWS will be carrying out aerial broadcasting of baits to eradicate black rats (Rattus rattus) from these islands.

The Southern Barnard Islands (Sisters and Stephens islands) will remain open.

For more information contact: Chris Billett (07) 4047 9661, 0429 - 069 056, or Warrick Armstrong (07) 4047 9610, 0477 - 335 610,

Last updated
15 May 2018