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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

Fire threat closes walking tracks

14/12/2006

The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised that the fire threat in eastern Tasmania has resulted in the closure of some walking tracks and reserves.

Freycinet National Park

The Parks and Wildlife Service wishes to advise that all walking tracks in Freycinet National Park are closed today due to the high fire danger. For further information contact the Freycinet Visitor Centre on 6256 7000.

Douglas Apsley National Park

Walking tracks in the Douglas Apsley National Park are also closed until further notice due to the large fire burning at St Marys north of the park. People intending to visit the park are advised to postpone their visit until the fire threat eases.

Three Thumbs State Reserve

As a result of a large fire near Kellevie, there is currently no access to the Three Thumbs State Reserve south of Orford. The reserve will remain closed until the fire threat eases and the Wielangta Road re-opens.