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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

Fancy being a campground host on Tasmania's beautiful East Coast?


The Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking expressions of interest from volunteers to participate in a campground host program at beautiful Mayfield campground this summer.

Mayfield Campground in the Mayfield Bay Conservation Area on Tasmania’s East Coast will be home to campground hosts for 14 day placements between December 2013 and April 2014.

PWS ranger Rob Connell said that being a volunteer host a great way for people to give a little something while working and living in one of the state’s most scenic campgrounds.

The role is involves providing visitor information along with some light maintenance duties. For details contact Rob Connell on 0459 805 835 or robert.connell@parks.tas.gov.au