Our Latest News

Upgraded Julius River bridges improve visitor access

23/02/2018

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

Viewing platform upgrades for Rocky Cape's Aboriginal heritage sites

13/02/2018

Two viewing platforms have been replaced as part of visitor facility improvements at Rocky Cape National Park on the North-West Coast. The platforms are at the Lee Archer Cave and South Cave sites, which have highly significant Aboriginal heritage values.More

Urban focus for World Wetlands Day

01/02/2018

'Wetlands for a sustainable future' is the theme for World Wetlands Day 2018. This international celebration of the significance of wetland environments is held annually on 2 February.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)
Need Help?You will need the Quicktime Plugin
to view this panorama, available free from Apple

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.