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Visitor safety under the spotlight in new walker safety video


Visitor safety in Tasmania's national parks and reserves has received a major investment with a suite of projects, including a new feature video on bushwalking preparation and safety.More

Draft Frenchmans Cap Recreation Zone Plan 2018


The Parks and Wildlife Service has released the Draft Recreation Zone Plan 2018 for the Frenchmans Cap area.More

Redeveloped Lake Tahune Hut now open


A locally designed and built, energy-efficient and sustainable hut is now welcoming bushwalkers at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap Track in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.More

Fire in Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage Area


Parks and Wildlife Service remote area fire crews are fighting a fire in buttongrass moorland on Packers Spur in the Adamsfield Conservation Area, part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

The fire, which is believed to have been started by lightning, has spread south and west over about 400 hectares and is currently located north of the Adamsfield Track.

Increased temperature and wind today has caused the fire to escalate and the fire has crossed the Adamsfield Track and is burning south through the Saw Back Range.

Public access to the Clear Hills Road and four wheel drive and walking tracks in the Adamsfield Conservation Area have been closed until further notice.