Tambaroora the Town and "Tambaroura" the Area as they were back then...
The Town of Tambaroora and certain area's surrounding the Town are classified as Historic Sites and as such these area's are protected under the Heritage Act (NSW) 1977. They are administered by the Heritage Council and managed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS)
Before searching for gold or disturbing any relics
whatever they may be, please ensure you familiarise yourself with the protected areas. If in doubt contact the NPWS staff at their offices in Hill End or visit the Hill End Historic Site
web site to confirm which areas are protected.
Section 12 of the Mining Act 1992 and Clause 12 of the Mining Regulation 2010 give the main provisions for fossicking in NSW.
The Hill End and Tambaroora Temporary Commonage surrounds the defined Town boundary and there are also conditions that apply to it's use.
Contact the Hill End and Tambaroora Common Trust for further information.
Enjoy the history of the area and what the area has to offer, take the gold but please leave the history in the ground when you depart.
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