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Funding for walking tracks


The Tasmanian Government has committed funding totalling $6 million for the South Coast Track and the final stage of the Three Capes Track.More

Cockle Creek bridge update


Work is progressing on construction of a new bridge at Cockle Creek. The photo shows the strengthening works completed on the existing bridge, new piles and head stock for the replacement bridge, and the excavator preparing for new piles to be driven.More

Replacement of Cockle Creek bridge


Visitors to Cockle Creek in Tasmania's Far South are advised that the Cockle Creek bridge will be closed from approximately 14 July to the end of August 2014, while the old bridge is removed and a replacement bridge is constructed.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


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