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Celebrating the achievements of landcarers

04/12/2017

The Tamar Island Wetland Cares Volunteer Group has been recognised in the 2017 Landcare Tasmania Awards.More

Horsetail Falls walk now open

15/11/2017

Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens

10/11/2017

The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.More

Sarah Island

Virtual Visit

Take a look around the convict settlement at Sarah Island as it was in the early 19th Century...

South-west view of the Island (National Library of Australia)
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Today, it is difficult to imagine that Sarah Island once looked like this. Barely a tree was left standing on the island, yet today magnificent blackwoods and other species have taken hold.