You can now receive park and fire alerts direct to your iPhone via the Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) latest app – DPaW Alerts. Now available in the app store DPaW Alerts allows users to keep up to date with alerts on bushfires, park and road closures as well as active prescribed burns. It also includes alerts from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) and the latest DPaW news.

Alerts are also available online at

This app is essential for anyone planning on visiting national parks, particularly during the fire season. The app can be downloaded by searching for DPaW Alerts in the iTunes app store or by visiting

An android version of the app is in planning.

For more news about parks and provide feedback regarding the app, visit the Explore Parks website contact us page