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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

Bushfire Update


A number of fires were ignited in Tasmanian parks and reserves as a result of lightning strikes on January 13.

Most of the fires are in remote areas and have not resulted in any restrictions to access.

A list of all fires burning in the State is available on the Tasmania Fire Service website.

Please note: The Mt Castor Fire is burning in the Southwest National Park. It is currently about four kilometres west of Federation Peak. As a result walking tracks in the Eastern Arthurs have been closed until further notice.