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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

Douglas-Apsley National Park - re-opened

21/03/2013

The Douglas-Apsley National Park has been re-opened and is now accessible to the public.


The park had been closed due to a fire burning south-east of Fingal. The fire has now been declared ‘out’ and removed from the Tasmania Fire Service website.