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Explore Three Capes this August

12/07/2018

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

26/06/2018

Tasmania's first signal station has been restored more than 200 years since it began operation on Mount Nelson.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Whale stranding at Ocean Beach

01/12/2006

There has been a stranding of 27 pilot whales on Ocean Beach near Strahan.

Seventeen of the whales are alive and 10 have died.

Parks and Wildlife Service staff are on site and marine conservation officers from the Department of Primary Industries and Water are on the way to the stranding.

Those on site will attempt to minimise any distress to the stranded whales while a strategy about saving the stranded whales is developed.

Conditions on the beach are currently favourable however a change in the weather this afternoon is expected to bring increased wind and surf.