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Draft Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan

15/01/2015

The Tasmanian Government has today released a draft of the updated Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan.More

New sign celebrates the Overland Track experience

14/01/2015

In the 1960s, visitor information signs at Lake St Clair warned of no trapping, hunting, shooting, picking shrubs, cutting timber and grazing stock. Times have changed, with a new sign installation helping Overland Track walkers to celebrate their walk.More

Overland trek guide for young adventurers

14/01/2015

Of the 8000 people who tackle the world-famous Overland Track each year, almost one in ten is under 18 years old. A new publication from the Parks and Wildlife Service recognises that the experience is different for children.More

Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project

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A newsletter about the project's progress is 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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