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Fuel reduction burns to protect remote World Heritage Wilderness


A number of large-scale fuel reduction burns will take place within remote areas of the Southwest, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair national parks and the Southwest Conservation Area over the coming months.More

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Upgraded Julius River bridges improve visitor access


Bridge upgrades at the Julius River Regional Reserve are now complete.More

Maria Island Marine Reserve


Maria Island is a national park (for information about the terrestrial features of the park, see our Visitor's Guide to Maria Island National Park).


The Marine Extension to the park includes all the waters up to 1 km offshore from the north-eastern point of Fossil Bay to Return Point on the north-west coast of the island, a total area of 1500 hectares.


The no fishing zone is marked on land by white stone markers at Return Point and Cape Boullanger (which is opposite Ile du Nord).