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Upgraded Julius River bridges improve visitor access


Bridge upgrades at the Julius River Regional Reserve are now complete.More

Viewing platform upgrades for Rocky Cape's Aboriginal heritage sites


Two viewing platforms have been replaced as part of visitor facility improvements at Rocky Cape National Park on the North-West Coast. The platforms are at the Lee Archer Cave and South Cave sites, which have highly significant Aboriginal heritage values.More

Urban focus for World Wetlands Day


'Wetlands for a sustainable future' is the theme for World Wetlands Day 2018. This international celebration of the significance of wetland environments is held annually on 2 February.More

Whale stranding at Ocean Beach


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.