Cancellation of exclusion period – Amber Zone 2 – Corridor (including part of the Anne Beadell Highway)
The Department of Defence is cancelling the exclusion period in the Woomera Prohibited Area for Amber Zone 2 – Corridor (including part of the Anne Beadell Highway) between 26 November and 9 December 2019 (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.
Note: The previously notified exclusion period for Amber Zone 2 for the period 3 to 30 March 2020 (inclusive) remains in force.
Exclusion periods to 30 June 2020 for Amber Zone 1 and 2 remain in force:
The following Amber Zone 1 exclusion periods remain in force:
- a) 25 November to 15 December 2019; and
- b) 3 March to 4 May 2020.
The following Amber Zone 2 exclusion period remains in force:
- a) 3 to 30 March 2020.
You are encouraged to regularly review the exclusion period information, which is available at http://www.defence.gov.au/woomera/exclusionperiods.htm .
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
Those who hold an existing access permission under the Defence Force Regulations 1952 should contact the Woomera Test Range on (08) 8674 3370 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss access to Amber Zone 1 or 2 during the upcoming exclusion periods.
Amber Zone exclusion periods for Financial Year 2020-21
Defence’s exclusion periods within Amber Zones 1 and 2 for the financial year 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021 will be available by 31 March 2020 at: http://www.defence.gov.au/woomera/exclusionperiods.htm . They will also be advised by email.
Please contact the Woomera Prohibited Area Coordination Office on 1300 727 420 or WPACO@defence.gov.au should you require any further information.