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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

Granite Creek bridge improves off-road safety


A new bridge at Granite Creek on the Climies Track, linking Trial Harbour and Granville Harbour, will improve safety for mountain bike riders, bushwalkers and four-wheel drive enthusiasts.

The Granite Creek project has been managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service and is part of the Government’s stimulus package for the West Coast. Several years ago, the bridge over Granite Creek collapsed which added to the difficulty and risk of using Climies Track.

The project will be finished today and the Climies Track will be open in time for the Easter break.

Although the bridge has improved safety at Granite Creek this track is still rated as ‘hard’ and users should be well prepared.