North West

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Barrington Tops National Park in the North West region. Photo: Christopher Chan.
Barrington Tops national park in the North West region. Photo: Christopher Chan.

North West national parks include:

Learn more about North West national parks at the Office of Environment & Heritage website.

Foundation Projects in the North West Region

Hill End Historic Site

Hill End was once a gold mining boom town, and became home to an artist community including Russell Drysdale, Margaret Olley, Donald Friend and Brett Whiteley after the gold ran out. The Foundation funded the restoration of old buildings, installation of visitor amenities and acquired land for reservation within the township of Hill End.


Growing Warrabah National Park

Funding from the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife acquired 1,400 hectares, which lifted Warrabah Nature Reserve to the status of Warrabah National Park.


Surveying Brush-tailed Rock-wallabies in Morton National Park

In the past the Foundation has funded Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby surveys at Wollemi National Park.

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