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Celebrating the achievements of landcarers


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

Horsetail Falls walk now open


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


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

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.