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Celebrating the achievements of landcarers


The Tamar Island Wetland Cares Volunteer Group has been recognised in the 2017 Landcare Tasmania Awards.More

Horsetail Falls walk now open


Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens


The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.More

Future Reserve Lands audit


Tenders are being sought to undertake an audit of assets within lands managed by Forestry Tasmania to potentially be transferred to Parks and Wildlife Service management, General Manager Parks and Wildlife Service Peter Mooney said today.

Mr Mooney said the audit, which would be conducted with Forestry Tasmania, would focus on future reserve land identified through the Tasmanian Forests Agreement.

“While the new reserves remain subject to Parliamentary processes, PWS and FT, are putting in place measures to ensure that future transfer arrangements and management requirements are understood,” he said.

Mr Mooney said the audit would involve reviewing the buildings, visitor facilities, roads and tracks that are currently in place within the Future Reserve Lands.

Forestry Tasmania Chief Executive, Steve Whiteley, said the audit was part of a joint effort between FT and PWS.

“We are working together to ensure that we can make whatever changes are required in the most efficient and effective way possible.”

Further information on the process can be found at the Government tenders website www.tenders.tas.gov.au