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New lease of life for original lighthouse vents


As part of the ongoing conservation of the Cape Bruny and Maatsuyker Island lighthouses, a team effort has been underway to restore the original bronze vents from the lighthouses' lantern rooms.More

Record visitor numbers at Highfield Historic Site


Visitation numbers at Highfield Historic Site in Stanley have reached a record high, with 12,535 people visiting in the 12 months ending March 2018.More

Cradle Mountain shuttle bus tender awarded


A new bus fleet featuring environmentally friendly technology and vehicles with improved accessibility and increased capacity will help to meet increasing visitor numbers following the awarding of the tender to McDermott Coaches.More

Wild Times in National Parks - the Summer Ranger Program


Over the summer, the Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting its outstanding and award-winning program of free guided walks, spotlight tours, slide shows and other exciting activities at various locations around the State. Highly qualified and experienced Interpretation Rangers will be on hand to answer your questions and reveal a deeper side to the remarkable natural and cultural heritage of our parks.

For more information, view the Wild Times in National Parks - the Parks And Wildlife Service Summer Program 2005-2006.