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Eco-tourism projects proceed to the next stage of the EOI process


The Hodgman Liberal Government has announced that four projects will proceed to the next stage of the Expression Of Interest process.More

Improved access to Ralphs Falls


The Ralphs Falls track, one of Tasmania's 60 Great Short Walks within the Mt Victoria Regional Reserve, is now open to the public after repairs and upgrades.More

Providing a safe environment for penguins requires responsible dog ownership


The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) suspect that dogs are responsible for six more penguin deaths at Sulphur Creek near Burnie on 1 November, bringing the total to 20 penguins killed in the area over the last seven days.More

Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project

Project News & Updates


A newsletter about the project's progress was produced three times each year and can be downloaded below:


Dog Training Video

The training program developed for the Macquarie Island dogs involves interim assessments to check their progress and suitability for the role they will play in the Maquarie Island Pest Eradication Project.  Watch two of the candidates, Colin and Gus,  go through their assessments:

Maquarie Island dogs Collins - short

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