Woomera Prohibited Area - Cancellation of exclusion period

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Woomera Prohibited Area - Cancellation of exclusion period

Cancellation of exclusion period scheduled from 22 March to 11 April 2021 – Amber Zone 2

The Department of Defence is cancelling the exclusion period in the Woomera Prohibited Area for Amber Zone 2 between 22 March 2021 and 11 April 2021 (inclusive).

Permit holders will no longer be required to evacuate the Amber Zone 2 area during this period. A map of the zones within the Woomera Prohibited Area is attached for reference.

Exclusion period for Amber Zone 1 remains in force

The following Amber Zone 1 exclusion period remains in force:

  • 8 March 2021 to 9 May 2021 (inclusive)

Those who hold an existing access permission under the Defence Force Regulations 1952 should contact the Woomera Test Range on 1300 972 335 or email: woomera.enquiries@defence.gov.au to discuss access to Amber Zone 1 during the upcoming exclusion period.

Amber Zones 1 and 2 exclusion periods for Financial Year 2020-21

Defence’s exclusion periods within Amber Zones 1 and 2 for the financial year 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022 will be available by 31 March 2021 at www.defence.gov.au/woomera. They will also be advised by email.

Further information or advice

For information on the exclusion period closures please contact the Woomera Test Range:

Call 1300 WPA DEL (1300 972 335 option 1) to check daily information about access restrictions.

You are encouraged to regularly review the exclusion period information, which is available at www.defence.gov.au/woomera.

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 https://www.legislation.gov.au.

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