Cancellation of exclusion period

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Cancellation of exclusion period

Cancellation of exclusion periods – Amber Zone 1 & Amber Zone 2 (including part of the Anne Beadell Highway) – March & April 2022

The Department of Defence is cancelling the following exclusion period in the Woomera Prohibited Area (WPA):

– Amber Zone 1 – scheduled from 7 March to 10 April 2022 inclusive; and

– Amber Zone 2 – Corridor (including part of the Anne Beadell Highway) – scheduled from 21 March to 10 April 2022 inclusive.

Permit holders will no longer be required to evacuate the Amber Zone 1 or Amber Zone 2 area during this period. Standard access conditions continue to apply for the WPA. Some areas within the WPA also require separate access permission from Traditional Owners and conservation parks. Please refer to the information at:

A map of the zones within the Woomera Prohibited Area is attached for reference.

Exclusion period to the end of June 2022 for Amber Zone 1 remains in force

The following Amber Zone 1 exclusion period remains in force:

  • 23 May to 5 June 2022 inclusive.

You are encouraged to regularly review the exclusion period information, which is available at Those seeking to access the Woomera Prohibited Area are also encouraged to check the confirmed exclusion period dates, which are published on the Federal Register of Legislation at

Further information or advice

If you have any queries, please contact the WPA Coordination Office by phone on 1300 727 420 or by email to

When exclusion periods are underway, you may also call the Woomera Test Range on 1300 972 335 (select option 1) to check daily information about any access restrictions. For tourist permit enquiries, please contact


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