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Fuel reduction burns to protect remote World Heritage Wilderness


A number of large-scale fuel reduction burns will take place within remote areas of the Southwest, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair national parks and the Southwest Conservation Area over the coming months.More

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Upgraded Julius River bridges improve visitor access


Bridge upgrades at the Julius River Regional Reserve are now complete.More

Fire threat eases but tracks remain closed


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.