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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Upgraded Julius River bridges improve visitor access


Bridge upgrades at the Julius River Regional Reserve are now complete.More

Viewing platform upgrades for Rocky Cape's Aboriginal heritage sites


Two viewing platforms have been replaced as part of visitor facility improvements at Rocky Cape National Park on the North-West Coast. The platforms are at the Lee Archer Cave and South Cave sites, which have highly significant Aboriginal heritage values.More

Summary of Tasmanian Reserve Management Code of Practice

The full version of the Tasmanian Reserve Management Code of Practice 2003 is avalaible as a PDF (1.08MB)


The Tasmanian Reserve Management Code of Practice (the Code) is the result of a commitment under the Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) to develop and implement a code of practice to cover all environmental practices in reserves. The Code is seen as an important element in the framework for protecting conservation values encompassed by the Comprehensive, Adequate and Representative (CAR) reserve system, which was expanded under the RFA to meet agreed reservation targets for wilderness, old growth forest and biodiversity.