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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

Tracks reopen in Douglas-Apsley National Park


The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has reopened areas of the Douglas-Apsley National Park on Tasmania's East Coast following a major fuel reduction burn.

The PWS has reopened the Apsley Waterhole day use area (and campsite), including the Apsley Gorge walking track.

The Apsley Waterhole Lookout remains closed.

The northern section of the Leeaberra walking track from Thompsons Marshes to the Organ Hill Fire Trail has now been reopened.

However the southern section of the Leeaberra Track, from the Organ Hill Fire Trail south to the Apsley Waterhole, remains closed.

Those intending to visit the Douglas Apsley National Park are advised to phone the Freycinet National Park Visitors Centre on (03) 62567000.