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Horsetail Falls walk now open

15/11/2017

Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens

10/11/2017

The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.More

Maintaining vigilance with campfires

03/11/2017

Parks and Wildlife Service staff have thanked the many campers who have heeded the restrictions placed on campfires and pot fires, but ask that park and reserve visitors continue to take care while the fire risk remains high in certain areas of the State.More

Ross Female Factory

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The Ross Female Factory Historical Site is located in the town of Ross, just off the Midlands Highway (A1) which runs between Hobart and Launceston. The site is on the corner of Bond and Portugal Streets. The Ross Heritage Trail runs past the site.

Although little remains above ground of the Factory itself, a museum is housed in the cottage which was once used to house the Overseer.