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More than 50 schools and TAFE campuses are closed today due to bushfires.

The list includes public schools in The Channon, Nimbin and Tuntable Creek and Rainbow Ridge for Steiner Education in Lillian Rock.

To the East of Nimbin, Tuntable Falls Road and Tuntable Creek Road are closed.

A full list of road closures due to bushfires in the state is available via www.livetraffic.com.

The Education Department says the list will be refreshed tomorrow, when the RFS has declared a catastrophic fire warning.

The department says it has assessed fire risks at all schools and every school in bushfire-prone areas has a fire plan.

This is the full list of schools closed across the state today, as supplied by the government and starting with public schools:

  • Barkers Vale Public School
  • Baryulgil Public School
  • Beechwood Public School
  • Bellbrook Public School
  • Ben Lomond Public School
  • Bobin Public School
  • Cascade Environmental Education Centre
  • Coffee Camp Public school
  • Coolongolook Public School
  • Coopernook Public School
  • Coutts Crossing Public School
  • Dundurrabin Public School
  • Deepwater Public School
  • Elands Public School
  • Emmaville Central School
  • Glenreagh Public School
  • Hallidays Point Public School
  • Hannam Vale Public School
  • Harrington Public School
  • Huntington Public School
  • Heron’s Creek Public School
  • Johns River Public School
  • Krambach Public school
  • Lansdowne Public School
  • Long Flat Public School
  • Lowanna Public School
  • Manning Gardens Public School
  • Medlow Public school
  • Mingoola Public School
  • Mitchells Island Public School
  • Moorland Public School
  • Mount George Public School
  • Nabiac Public School
  • Nana Glen Public School
  • Nimbin Central School
  • Nymboida Public School
  • Old Bar Public School
  • Oxley Island Public School
  • Pacific Palms Public School
  • Rollands Plains Upper Public School
  • Telegraph Point Public School
  • The Channon Public school
  • Tinonee Public School
  • Tuntable Creek public school
  • Ulong Public School
  • Upper Lansdowne Public School
  • Willawarrin Public School
  • Wingham Brush Public School
  • Wingham Public School
  • Wytaliba Public School
  • Yarrowitch Public School

 The following Independent schools will be non-operational:

  • Taree Christian School
  • Manning River Anglican School
  • Alesco Senior College (Coast campus)
  • Tuntable Falls Community College
  • Port Macquarie Steiner School
  • The Nature School
  • Rainbow Ridge for Steiner Education

The following TAFE Campuses will be non-operational:

  • Kempsey TAFE –  58 Sea Street, Kempsey, NSW 2240
  • Great Lakes TAFE –  The Northern Parkway, Tuncurry, NSW 2428
  • Port Macquarie TAFE Campus – 70 Widderson Street, Port Macquarie, NSW 2244
  • Wauchope TAFE Campus — 18-20 Young Street, Wauchope, NSW 2446
  • Taree TAFE Campus – Montgomery Crescent, Taree NSW 2430
  • Macksville TAFE Campus – 5/9 West Street, Macksville NSW 2447


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