public access is required to visit, camp, undertake surveys
or undertake historical research on Todmorden Station, then
permission must be sought, preferably in writing from us
firstly. Should you be denied access by us your re-course
is then with the Minister of Environment, who administers
the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989 (State).
Under Section 48 of the above mentioned legislation we can
refuse access under the following terms.
- Management of livestock
- Rehabilitative work on the land
- Any good and sufficient reason
- If it is inconsistent with the terms of the ILUA
public access be granted beyond the public road network
on Todmorden Station, then it would be only under the following
conditions. Furthermore, remote access to places like Todmorden
Station can be very dangerous and life threatening, if not
planned properly. There is no signage on station tracks
and many tracks can lead your further into unknown territory.
Tracks are often very rough and not suitable for 2WD vehicles.
Motorbikes are not allowed, which is one of the conditions
set out in the ILUA. Water is generally not available, which
means any person coming to Todmorden Station must be fully
prepared and provisioned. Access during the summer months
(October to March) is particularly dangerous due to extreme
conditions are as follows,
If consent to this proposal is given then this shall only
be on the basis that access is at your own risk –
no liability will be accepted as a result of this consent.
Visitors are responsible for their own insurance.
Please contact us at least one week before you intend to
visit – any approvals are contingent on Section 48
of the P.L.M & C. Act 1989 and local weather conditions.
Visitors must have arrangements made with a responsible
person as to their whereabouts and possible Search &
Rescue arrangements. There must not be an expectation that
we would be responsible as to your welfare or possible Search
Have adequate supplies of food, water, fuel, safety and
Have a well maintained and reliable vehicle.
Paddock Plan maps produced by the Pastoral Board, Department
of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation are not available
for use by the general public and we will not consent to
their public use.
If access consent is granted we require that any features
on Todmorden are not, recorded by G.P.S coordinates, mapped
and publically disseminated without our permission.
Public access must not be of a commercial nature.
No camping within a radius one kilometre radius of any house,
shed or outbuilding.
No camping within a 500 metres radius of any constructed
stock watering point.
No interference with
– Domestic livestock
– Native flora and fauna
– Feral animals, unless approval by us has been granted
– Station Infrastructure
– Station property
– Radio Communication Channels (unnecessary chatter
on UHF Repeater channels)
– Aboriginal Heritage sites which include artifacts
Observance of the following conditions
Proper extinguishment of campfires and no lighting of fires
during “Fire Ban” season
– Removal of all rubbish and belongings
– Stay on defined station tracks
– No use of detergents in troughs, waterholes and
– No swimming in tanks or troughs
No dogs are to be brought onto Todmorden Station, nor chainsaws
used or Firearms unless prior approval is granted. We suggest
that you also refer to Section 57 of the P.L.M.& C.
Act 1989 which deals with Misuse of Pastoral Land
Allow time for roads to dry out if caught out in wet weather.
Should you cause damage to our roads by wheel rutting, we
will pursue the cost of damages from you.
your information also Todmorden Station does not have or
provide for the following
Drinking water and food
d) Mechanical services
e) Telephone services (Landline, CDMA & Digital)
g) Search & Rescue capabilities
h) Guarantee of continuous UHF radio service
you have the need to visit Todmorden Station beyond the
Public Road network, please complete the Todmorden Pastoral
Lease Access Request Form for our consideration. General
information about access to South Australian Pastoral Leases
is also available at the following website www.rangelands.sa.gov.au
We recommend that you view this site as well before submitting
your request to us.
Public Access Policy acknowledges the Public Access Policy
of the SA Pastoral Board and has been adapted to suit Todmorden
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