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Have your say on Freycinet


Public comment is now invited on the Draft Freycinet Peninsula Master Plan.More

Ben Lomond recovery works update


Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) will oversee the recovery works at Ben Lomond after a recent fire destroyed essential infrastructure.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

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).