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Explore Three Capes this August


Tasmania's award-winning Three Capes Track has been a runaway hit with walkers, with more than 28,000 local, national and international visitors completing it since it opened in December 2015.More

Flags fly at Mount Nelson once again


Tasmania's first signal station has been restored more than 200 years since it began operation on Mount Nelson.

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

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.