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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk


In the interests of public safety, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has brought in extensive campfire restrictions as the fire risk continues to increase this summer.More

Improved toilet facilities at Bruny Island


The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed work on a new toilet facility at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.More

Further upgrade to South Coast Track


The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season.More

Outwit, Outplay, Outfox


A Fox Education and Resource Kit has been added to the Education Section of the Parks and Wildlife Service web site. The kit has been developed for Tasmanian schools to provide information on foxes, the threat they pose to Tasmania and what students and others can do to help.

The establishment of foxes in Tasmania remains the greastest threat to Tasmania's unique wildlife. The Fox Free Tasmania Taskforce continues to implement a long-term eradication program to eradicate any foxes that may be in Tasmania now, and to ensure foxes are never introduced here again.

For full details, please see the Fox Free Tasmania Taskforce web pages of the Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment.