Birdsville Big Red Bash
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2-4 JULY 2024



There was a small amount of rain in Birdsville and at the Big Red Bash site today, to date @5pm we have received 3mm. Rain is expected to clear later this evening.
Birdsville to the North
The Eyre Developmental Road from Bedourie to Birdsville is open and only has a 15klm section of dirt.
Local council have completed works on the dirt section and it is great condition at this time.
Birdsville to the West
Access to the Simpson Desert National Park is currently closed from Big Red due to river flooding at Eyre Creek this will be re-assessed on 15/7/2023.
Some enquiries have been received regarding the Plenty Highway via Alice Springs, information provided suggests that travellers check conditions before any travel along this road. Rain is expected tomorrow (Thursday) in the area which could significantly effect travel along this road.
Birdsville to the South
The Birdsville Track (Approx 500klm of dirt) from Marree to Birdsville is fully closed. Continued rain in South Australia has affected a number of roads. An alternative route should be taken.
Please note the media release from South Australia Police SAPOL – Outback tracks closed
Arrabury Road open and Cordillo Road now Closed.
Please check local road reports as conditions could change quickly significant rain is still falling south of Birdsville at present.
Birdsville to the East
The Birdsville Developmental Road between Windorah and Birdsville is open.
A small amount of rain has fallen on the road between Windorah and Birdsville please take care and drive to the conditions. There is approximately 200klm of dirt on this road.
TIP OF THE DAY – Minimise driving on wet dirt roads and off road areas to preserve the roads and hopefully make everyone’s continued journey safe.


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