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Permits

 

Ngaanyatjarra Council

www.ngaanyatjarra.org.au

 

Maralinga Tjarutja

www.maralingatjarutja.com

 

Woomera Test Range

www.defence.gov.au/woomera

 

National parks (South Australia)

www.environment.sa.gov.au/parks/Find_a_Park

 

Sundry

Maps

www.hemamaps.com.au

 

Weather

www.bom.gov.au

 

Bushfires

www.firewatch.landgate.wa.gov.au/landgate_firewatch_public.asp

Tours and tourist offices

www.maralingatours.com.au (Maralinga tours)

www.laverton.wa.gov.au (Laverton tourist office)

www.cooberpedy.sa.gov.au/tourism (Coober Pedy tourist office)

Blogs

Sharkcaver.blogspot.com.au: April 2017 blog by Sharkcaver on travel between Laverton and Coober Pedy

mottleytravellers.com/anne-beadell-highway-experience: 2017 blog by the Mottley Travellers covering the length of the Anne Beadell Highway

 

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Paupiyala Tjarutja Aboriginal Corporation
Welcome to Ilkurlka Visitor Centre!

ILKURLKA

 

Welcome to Ilkurlka!

Urgent travel update 20 April 2024 

There was very high rainfall between Ilkurlka and Laverton in the first half of March.

The latest advice is that the Anne Beadell and Connie Sue Highways west of Ilkurlka will remain closed until at least the end of May. The estimated regional damage is between $20 to $100 million within Laverton shire, only about 30% of roads in the area have been assessed so far as there is a lot of water still around. A possible timeframe is late May for the reopening of the Great Central Road and it is very unlikely that the Anne Beadell will open before that. 

We do not know if the track through Serpentine Lakes on the Anne Beadell Highway on the SA/WA border is passable.

Please check Laverton and Kalgoorlie-Boulder shire road reports for road closures. These closures are for public safety!

Laverton road reports can be found at https://www.laverton.wa.gov.au/services/roads/road-condition-reports.aspx.

We are located approximately 770km west of Coober Pedy and 550km east of Laverton on the Anne Beadell Highway.

As well as offering roadhouse facilities (diesel, limited supplies of opal/petrol, basic groceries and a campground) we have an excellent display of artwork created by the Spinifex people.

We look forward to welcoming you!

Please feel free to contact us for travel updates.

 

If you need opal/petrol, please call in advance to check availability. Diesel is always available. 

 

 

 

 

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