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Overland Track re-opens for walkers


The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised that the Overland Track will re-open to bushwalkers as of Wednesday morning, 3 February 2016.More

Join in World Wetlands Day celebrations


The Tamar Island Wetlands Centre will host a range of free activities on Tuesday 2 February 2016 to celebrate World Wetlands Day.More

Major fire fighting effort protecting public and state's important values


The Parks and Wildlife Service General Manager Peter Mooney has acknowledged the efforts of Department staff, Tasmania Fire Service, volunteers and interstate firefighters who are continuing to undertake a major effort to protect values and infrastructureMore

Discovery Ranger Program 2015/16

Centenary Special

The award-winning Discovery Ranger Program will run over the summer period, from 27 December 2015 to 25 January 2016. Our skilled and experienced Discovery Rangers will offer visitors to Tasmania's national parks the chance to join in a wide range of activities such as guided walks, evening talks, childrens' activities and much, much more.

For the first time, Bilingual Discovery Rangers will be based at Freycinet and Mt Field to provide assistance to Chinese visitors.

The Discovery Ranger program will be the first event in a series of year long events to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the first National Parks in Tasmania - Freycinet and Mt Field.

Don't miss the chance to catch one of the Discovery Rangers in our award-winning program!