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Celebrating the achievements of landcarers


The Tamar Island Wetland Cares Volunteer Group has been recognised in the 2017 Landcare Tasmania Awards.More

Horsetail Falls walk now open


Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens


The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.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.