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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk

19/01/2018

In the interests of public safety, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has brought in extensive campfire restrictions as the fire risk continues to increase this summer.More

Improved toilet facilities at Bruny Island

16/01/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed work on a new toilet facility at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.More

Further upgrade to South Coast Track

05/01/2018

The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season.More

Roadworks at Narawntapu National Park

10/12/2007

Major roadworks have begun at Narawntapu National Park ahead of the busy holiday season.

Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) Northern Region manager Chris Colley said the work involves repairing, re-shaping, grading and gravelling approximately six kilometres of access roads within the park.

This includes the Bakers Point road from the visitor centre to the Springlawn and Koybaa campgrounds at Bakers Point as well as the beach access road to Griffiths Point.

"The roadworks are expected to take several weeks and it is hoped they will be completed before the Christmas holiday," Mr Colley said.

Visitors travelling to the park are asked to take care and be mindful that trucks and other earthmoving equipment will be working on these roads as well as travelling to and from the park during this period.

The works are part of the PWS Priority Asset Maintenance Program which includes State Government funding of $12 million over four years for maintenance of visitor facilities and assets within Tasmania's parks and reserves.