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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk


In the interests of public safety, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has brought in extensive campfire restrictions as the fire risk continues to increase this summer.More

Improved toilet facilities at Bruny Island


The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed work on a new toilet facility at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.More

Further upgrade to South Coast Track


The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season.More

Activity Teacher Notes 2.13

2.13 Bush smart - an online

Levels: P, S
Focus curriculum areas: Health and well-being
Supporting curriculum area: Society and history
Key concepts: Health, safety, informed choices

time lapse photography of a wild river

Understanding goals

Students will revise what they have learned.


Try our interactive quiz below (or use the PDF - 83KB) to see how safely and softly you bushwalk. You may wish to revise your knowledge with our Background Note 2b Planning for a safe trip in the outdoors.

Click here to open the interactive quiz.