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1. The Emergency Assembly Area is located at the Tetrahedron in the Camping area opposite Range 2 – Instructions may be given after muster and roll call to move out to the Shooting Complex Entrance on the Castlereagh Highway, or evacuation towards Mudgee, Rylstone or Lithgow as directed by Emergency Services. 2. In the event of an Emergency Evacuation, NSW Police, NSW Rural Fire Service, Fire and Rescue NSW and NSW State Emergency Service personnel, along with and Committee Members of the User Groups have the authority to evacuate, manage and control procedures as required. 3. In some events the removal of personal property may not be possible and members are required to follow the instructions given. Fires (1) No OPEN fires are to be lit on Camp Grounds when a Total Fire Ban has been declared for the Central Ranges Fire Weather District or when a Club designated fire ban is in place.

4.“No Open Fires” means any fire in a fire bucket, camp stove or commercial fire pit using wood, charcoal, coal or briquettes as fuel.

5 When permitted fires are allowed ONLY in supplied fire places or an approved fire bucket or stove.

6 All camp fires are to be extinguished on vacation of camp sites.

7 Bottles, cans, plastics and non-flammable material are not to be placed in camp fires.

8 Cold ash from fires may be scattered around the butts of trees.

9 Nails or metal objects found in old building materials when used as fire wood are to be collected from the ash and placed in skip bin. (9) Cutting down of trees and removal of timber is not permitted on user groups usage area. (Shooting License conditions)

Black-powder Firearms and Black Powder Ammunition:

1. Muzzle Loading Firearms and ammunition loaded with Black-powder are NOT to be used on the ranges when a Total Fire Ban has been declared for the Central Ranges Fire Weather District.

2. ROs can if Range conditions are not suitable prevent the use of Black-powder firearms and ammunition

Last but not least:

1. When a Total Fire Ban is declared working bees, site maintenance or range activities need to be reviewed to ensure patron safety can be ensured.

2. Where a Catastrophic Fire Danger Rating has been forecast for the Central Ranges Fire Weather District, all user group-based activities at the Range are to be suspended/postponed

3. Should the Fire Danger Rating elevate to Catastrophic during a competition shoot or other  activity, the activity is to be suspended.

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