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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk


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


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


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

Progress on rock stabilsation on Ben Lomond Road


The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has advised that while there has been progress made today to stabilise a large rock above the road at Jacobs Ladder, the Ben Lomond Road will remain closed overnight.

PWS Northern Region manager Chris Colley said the PWS and contractors will continue to work to have the required stabilisation actions completed tomorrow, weather permitting.  The road remains closed to traffic from the base of Jacobs Ladder.

“Our priority is to have the required stabilisation works carried out as soon as possible so that the road can safely re-open for public access,’ Mr Colley said.

People intending to visit Ben Lomond are advised to check PWS Facebook site, PWS and other relevant websites for updates on the status of the road.