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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

Heavy snowfalls close Ben Lomond Road

08/06/2011

The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised that heavy snowfalls and downed tree branches have resulted in the closure of the Ben Lomond Road.


PWS Northern Region manager Chris Colley said snowfalls of at least 40 centimetres have been experienced at Ben Lomond.


“We are working to re-open the road as soon as possible, however given the current weather and road conditions, we expect this to be Friday,” Mr Colley said.


For information about conditions at the Ben Lomond Ski Field, go to www.ski.com.au.

Heavy snowfalls close Ben Lomond Road

Heavy snowfalls have resulted inthe Ben Lomond Road being closed.

Heavy snowfalls close Ben Lomond Road

The heavy snowfalls have also brought down tree branches.

Heavy snowfalls close Ben Lomond Road

Rangers Adam Smith and Justin Widdowson inspecting the Ben Lomond Road.