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Visitor safety under the spotlight in new walker safety video


Visitor safety in Tasmania's national parks and reserves has received a major investment with a suite of projects, including a new feature video on bushwalking preparation and safety.More

Draft Frenchmans Cap Recreation Zone Plan 2018


The Parks and Wildlife Service has released the Draft Recreation Zone Plan 2018 for the Frenchmans Cap area.More

Redeveloped Lake Tahune Hut now open


A locally designed and built, energy-efficient and sustainable hut is now welcoming bushwalkers at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap Track in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.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.