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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk


In the interests of public safety, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has brought in extensive campfire restrictions as the fire risk continues to increase this summer.More

Improved toilet facilities at Bruny Island


The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed work on a new toilet facility at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.More

Further upgrade to South Coast Track


The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season.More

Cradle Mountain fire contained


A fire near Cradle Mountain that was sparked by lightning two weeks ago is now contained.

Rainfall totalling 90 mm during the past week helped to contain the fire. Areas of smouldering peat remain and the area will continued to be monitored as required.

The fire burnt about 90 hectares in the Fury River Gorge approximately 10 kilometres west of Cradle Mountain.