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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk

19/01/2018

In the interests of public safety, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has brought in extensive campfire restrictions as the fire risk continues to increase this summer.More

Improved toilet facilities at Bruny Island

16/01/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed work on a new toilet facility at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.More

Further upgrade to South Coast Track

05/01/2018

The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season.More

Richmond Gaol

Access

Richmond is 25 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Follow the Tasman Highway towards Hobart Airport and turn left on the Cambridge exit and proceed along B31 to Richmond. For a round trip return to Hobart via Risdon on C324. This was a controversial road built by Richmond convicts under Governor Arthur in the 1830s.

In Richmond the gaol is located behind the former courthouse.

It is open daily. Phone (03) 62602127 for further details.