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Call for volunteer caretakers for Maatsuyker Island

09/12/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking volunteer caretakers for the coming two years on the remote and spectacular Maatsuyker Island in Tasmania's south-west.More

Update on work to restore access to flood-affected sites

23/11/2016

The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is continuing repair work to restore access to sites affected by the June flood event.More

Maria Island ferry service will unlock tourism opportunities

22/11/2016

The Tasmanian Government has secured a new, year-round regular passenger ferry service to Maria Island National Park, which will help the island fulfil its potential to be one of the state's best tourism attractions.More

Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project

Project News & Updates

Newsletter


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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