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Bruny Island Quarantine Station - now open five days a week


The Wildcare Inc Friends of the Bruny Island Quarantine Station and the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) are pleased to announce the Quarantine Station will be open five days a week from 10am to 4pm over the summer months.More

Strategic fuel reduction burn for Ansons Bay


The Parks and Wildlife Service is continuing its fuel reduction burning program with a planned burn of about 425 ha in the Ansons Bay area of Mt William National Park.More

New Cockle Creek bridge completed for tourist season


A new bridge at Cockle Creek in the far south of Tasmania has been completed, just in time for the start of the busy spring/summer tourist season.More

Summer Discovery Ranger Program

 Play, learn, discover, experience, enjoy!

Summer school holidays - 2014/2015

A Discovery Ranger will be available and will offer free fun and educational activities at the following locations:

  • Arthur-Pieman
  • Mt Willaiam/North East reserves
  • Bay of Fires/St Helens
  • Cradle Mountain
  • Freycinet
  • Greater Hobart
  • Maria Island
  • Mt Field 
  • Narawantapu/Central North Coast
  • Northwest
  • Bruny Island 
  • Tasman Peninsula 
  • Cockle Creek/Hasting Cave
  • There will also be Penguin and Shearwater Guides at: 

  • Bruny Island Neck 
  • Lillico Beach Conservation Area 
  • Clifton Beach Conservation Area - Cape Deslacs 

Detailed programs will be provided nearer the time.