GUUDJI-YIIGU : A WORIMI WELCOME

The Worimi People, custodians of this country, welcome you to our traditional lands. Please respect our country and sites, and enjoy these beautiful lands.

The 4200-hectare Worimi Conservation Lands is managed by the local Worimi Traditional Owners, in partnership with the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.

The Aboriginal-owned park is managed to ensure the protection of the natural and cultural values of the Stockton Bight landscape, while providing public access and promoting safe and sustainable recreational and commercial use.

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Introduction to the Worimi Conservation Lands.

CURRENT BEACH REPORT

Beach Condition Report – 10 January 2019

Four-wheel drivers are advised to drive with care when visiting Stockton Beach in the Worimi Conservation Lands over the next week. Heavy vehicle traffic over the holidays has churned up sand at the junction of the Lavis Lane 4WD access track and the beach area, causing vehicles to become easily bogged. Please deflate your tyres according to your vehicles manual and drive according to the conditions.…

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LATEST NEWS

Ganyamalbaa Camping Trial – Open 1 Feb 2019

Camping trial starts 1 February 2019 Dust off the tent & grab some friends,  from 1 February 2019 you can book to camp at the Aboriginal owned Worimi Conservation Lands north of Newcastle, as part of the Ganyamalbaa Camping Trial. Initally 15 remote beach campsites will be opened at the southern end of the park as part of the…

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10 years at the Worimi Conservation Lands

In 2017 Worimi Aboriginal Owners celebrated 10 years since the handback of 4200 hectares of culturally significant land at Stockton Bight, to become Worimi Conservation Lands (WCL). The WCL Board of Management is proud of the incredible achievements they have delivered for the park and the community, and meeting the challenge of conserving a culturally rich landscape, while providing for sustainable recreational and commercial use.…

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Beach Vehicle Permit Fee Change

Beach vehicle permit fees changed on the 1st of January, 2019 for four-wheel drive and recreational vehicle access to Stockton beach in the Worimi Conservation Lands.  This is the first time in over ten years that the vehicle entry fee has changed, aligning the fees with nearby beach driving reserves.  The permit provides vehicle access to…

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VISITOR INFORMATION
DRIVING ON WCL
Beach and dune driving is one of the most popular activities for visitors to the WCL.
GANYAMALBAA CAMPING TRIAL
Book one of our 15 remote beach campsites as part of the Ganyamalbaa Camping Trial.
WORIMI CULTURE
Learn about the history of the traditional owners of the Worimi Conservation Lands.