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Visitor safety under the spotlight in new walker safety video


Visitor safety in Tasmania's national parks and reserves has received a major investment with a suite of projects, including a new feature video on bushwalking preparation and safety.More

Draft Frenchmans Cap Recreation Zone Plan 2018


The Parks and Wildlife Service has released the Draft Recreation Zone Plan 2018 for the Frenchmans Cap area.More

Redeveloped Lake Tahune Hut now open


A locally designed and built, energy-efficient and sustainable hut is now welcoming bushwalkers at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap Track in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.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.