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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

Ross Female Factory

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The Ross Female Factory Historical Site is located in the town of Ross, just off the Midlands Highway (A1) which runs between Hobart and Launceston. The site is on the corner of Bond and Portugal Streets. The Ross Heritage Trail runs past the site.

Although little remains above ground of the Factory itself, a museum is housed in the cottage which was once used to house the Overseer.