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Visitor safety under the spotlight in new walker safety video


Visitor safety in Tasmania's national parks and reserves has received a major investment with a suite of projects, including a new feature video on bushwalking preparation and safety.More

Draft Frenchmans Cap Recreation Zone Plan 2018


The Parks and Wildlife Service has released the Draft Recreation Zone Plan 2018 for the Frenchmans Cap area.More

Redeveloped Lake Tahune Hut now open


A locally designed and built, energy-efficient and sustainable hut is now welcoming bushwalkers at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap Track in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.More

Bruny Island Quarantine Station - now open five days a week


The Wildcare Inc Friends of the Bruny Island Quarantine Station and the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) are pleased to announce that thanks to the success of the Wildcare Volunteer Caretaker Program and work by the PWS, the Quarantine Station will be open five days a week from 10am to 4pm over the summer months, during the period of daylight savings time.

The station will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Experience the self-guided history walk, the beautiful environment, have a sticky beak or a picnic, and soak up the atmosphere. 816 Killora Rd, North Bruny Island. Free entry, donations welcome.

Bruny Island Quarantine Station - now open five days a week

The medical superintendent's cottage at the Quarantine Station.