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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

Tracks closed in the Western and Eastern Arthur ranges due to bushfire

11/01/2008

The following tracks are will be closed until further notice due to a wildfire in the West Portal area on the Western Arthur Range.

Track east of Lake Haven and Kappa moraine leading to the Craigs of Andromeda , West Portal and the Lucifer Ridge area.
Track north of Federation Peak that lead to The Dial and Luckmans Lead and Cerberus Hill
Track south of Cracroft Crossing leading to Lake Rosanne and Pass creek

This does not affect walkers undertaking the standard Western Arthur Range traverse using Moraine A and Moraine K. Walkers can still access Federation Peak via Moss Ridge.

All walkers should avoid the West Portal area as the fire is in very difficult terrain and may take some time to extinguish. The situation will be reassessed early next week.

For regular updates check the Tasmania Fire Service website