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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

Tracks reopen in Douglas-Apsley National Park

26/09/2007

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.