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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 eases but tracks remain closed

20/04/2007

Rain has eased the threat from two bushfires however some walking tracks at Mt Roland remain closed.

Mt Roland fire
The threat to assets from the fire at Mt Roland near Sheffield has eased. Parks and Wildlife Service and Tasmania Fire Service personnel are periodically patrolling the fire to ensure it remains within current control lines.

Walking tracks in the Mount Roland Conservation Area and Regional Reserve remain closed until further notice. It is envisaged that the walking tracks from O'Neils Road and Olivers Road will re-open soon, however the walking track from Kings Road will remain closed until a risk assessment is undertaken and the risk posed by any identified hazards have been mitigated.

Snug Tiers fire
The bushfire at Snug Tiers has been declared out and as a result the Snug Tiers Nature Recreation Area is now open to the public.