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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

Fire threat closes walking tracks


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.