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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

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.