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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

Urban focus for World Wetlands Day


'Wetlands for a sustainable future' is the theme for World Wetlands Day 2018. This international celebration of the significance of wetland environments is held annually on 2 February.More

A fantastic summer opportunity at Freycinet


The Parks and Wildlife Service and Wildcare Friends of Freycinet are keen to hear from people that love the outdoors, enjoy meeting with fellow campers and are independent workers, for summer programs in Freycinet National Park.

Freycinet and Wildcare Inc are hosting three programs this summer, tracks wardens for the Freycinet Peninsula, Schouten Island volunteer campground hosts and Lagoons Beach campground hosts.

The placements are for two week periods between December 2014 and April 2015, but can be longer or shorter by negotiation. Applications close on 16 October 2014. For more information and an application pack, contact Fiona Everts on 03 6256 7011 or Fiona.Everts@parks.tas.gov.au or Rob Connell on 6256 7003 or Robert.Connell@parks.tas.gov.au.

A fantastic summer opportunity at Freycinet

There's nothing like a spot of fishing to unwind at the end of a day's work. Volunteer Chris Barber on Cooks Beach.

A fantastic summer opportunity at Freycinet

Field officer Marty Wells with volunteers Christine and David Harris at Friendly Beaches.

A fantastic summer opportunity at Freycinet

Volunteer track warden Chris Barber hard at work.