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Bruny Island Quarantine Station - now open five days a week


The Wildcare Inc Friends of the Bruny Island Quarantine Station and the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) are pleased to announce the Quarantine Station will be open five days a week from 10am to 4pm over the summer months.More

Strategic fuel reduction burn for Ansons Bay


The Parks and Wildlife Service is continuing its fuel reduction burning program with a planned burn of about 425 ha in the Ansons Bay area of Mt William National Park.More

New Cockle Creek bridge completed for tourist season


A new bridge at Cockle Creek in the far south of Tasmania has been completed, just in time for the start of the busy spring/summer tourist season.More


Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service community events and activities are held throughout the year in different locations.

Other events are also held in parks and reserves organised by community groups, commercial tourism operators and other organisations.

Please check the Calendar of Events listing below to find out what is happening around the State. 

Calendar of Events


Open Day - Tamar Island Wetlands Centre

Saturday 4 October 2014 - 10.00am to 3.00pm

Tamar Island Wetlands Centre

West Tamar Highway, Riverside.

Come and join in the fun. There will be a range of activities for all ages, including a photography walk with St John Pound, close encounters with wildlife with Lorraine De Weys, art and craft activities for children, a scavenger hunt and barbecue on Tamar Island.

For detailed information on activities please see flyer here or call the centre on Tel. 6327 3964 to speak to one of our friendly volunteers.


Garden Spectacular @ Highfield Estate

Saturday 25 October, Stanley
9.00am - 5.00pm

A great day out, hosted by the Circular Head Garden Club Inc.

Highfield House

Entrance fee $10.00 adults, children 16 years and under free. Tino Carnavale from ABC Gardening Australia will be the guest presenter along with the ABC's Peter Gee.
The event showcases the North West's finest foods, wine & produce, with plant stalls and flower installations.

A family-friendly day it will offer many activities for children, including Rocky the Train and Craft Stalls. Speakers Tent with demonstrations and entertainment all day.

For event updates and more information go to 
Circular Head Garden Club Inc - Facebook