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Explore Three Capes this August


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


Tasmania's first signal station has been restored more than 200 years since it began operation on Mount Nelson.

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Western Explorer Road remains closed


The Western Explorer Road on the West Coast remains closed for safety reasons.

The recent large bushfire in the area has weakened some trees and left them in a potentially hazardous state, especially in the event of strong winds.

A professional arborist is inspecting the area this week to identify dangerous trees and these will then be removed by Parks and Wildlife contractors.

The road will be reopened only when it is safe to do so.