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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

Mystery Creek Cave warning


Cavers are warned not to enter Mystery Creek Cave in Southern Tasmania until further notice for safety reasons.

Parks and Wildlife Service general manager Peter Mooney said that specialist advice will be sought as soon as possible in order to determine whether there are safety issues in the cave.

"We were notified recently of safety concerns in the cave and we are acting on that information by advising cavers not to enter the cave until further notice," he said.

Mystery Creek Cave is in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, near Lune River.