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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk

19/01/2018

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

16/01/2018

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

05/01/2018

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

Maria Island National Park and Ile Des Phoques Nature Reserve Management Plan 1998

The full version of the Maria Island National Park and Ile Des Phoques Nature Reserve Management Plan 1998 can be downloaded as a PDF File (1 958 Kb).

Summary

The Maria Island National Park and Ile Des Phoques Nature Reserve Management Plan 1998 was produced in accordance with the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970. The management plan is comprised of three parts. Part A gives an account of the features of the Park and the Reserve that set the context and requirements for the management objectives and prescriptions which follow in Parts B and C. Part B sets out the values, significance, goals and management objectives. Part C sets out the prescriptions for management necessary for achieving the management objectives for the Park and the Reserve. Parts B and C constitute the plan as required by the Act. Appendices do not form part of the statutory management plan. The plan may only be varied in accordance with the procedures set out in Sections 19 and 20 of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970 and, in any case, will be reviewed five years after approval of the plan by the Governor.