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Celebrating 100 years of national parks

26/08/2016

All Tasmanians are invited to celebrate the centenary of two of our most loved national parks, Freycinet and Mount Field, with a major festival at Freycinet and events at other parks, during the centenary weekend of 27-29 August.More

Repairing the infrastructure of Tasmania's parks

19/08/2016

The flood and storm events in June and July of this year had a significant impact on Tasmania's iconic national parks and reserves, and the current damage bill is expected to exceed $6.4 million.More

Festival of Bright Ideas

05/08/2016

As part of the celebration of the centenary of Tasmania's national parks, and in conjunction with National Science Week, a four day community event showcasing science, culture, food, tourism, music, innovation and health is being held on the West Coast.More

Kent Group Marine Reserve

Introduction

                                                      Visitor Guide

Kent group fish The Kent Group Marine Reserve
protects a rich marine life
The marine reserve covers some 29,000ha and the Sanctuary Zone covers the western part of the Kent Group including Dover and Erith Islands and Murray Passage as well as part of the western coast of Deal Island.

The marine habitats of the Kent Group include shallow and deep reefs as well as extensive sponge beds in deeper water.