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Celebrating the achievements of landcarers

04/12/2017

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

Horsetail Falls walk now open

15/11/2017

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

10/11/2017

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

Update on park, reserve or track closures

15/12/2006

The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised that the bushfire 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 have now re-opened as of 15 December. For information about Freycinet National Park contact the Freycinet Visitor Centre on 6256 7000.

Douglas Apsley National Park

Walking tracks in the Douglas Apsley National Park remain closed until further notice due to the fire situation in the northeast. 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.