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Update on work to restore access to flood-affected sites

23/11/2016

The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is continuing repair work to restore access to sites affected by the June flood event.More

Maria Island ferry service will unlock tourism opportunities

22/11/2016

The Tasmanian Government has secured a new, year-round regular passenger ferry service to Maria Island National Park, which will help the island fulfil its potential to be one of the state's best tourism attractions.More

Replacement of facilities at Lake Tahune

21/11/2016

A tender has been advertised for the demolition and replacement of the hut and toilet facilities at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap walking track.More

Bay of Fires Conservation Area

Mid section (Policemans Point)

Policemans Points is within the Bay of Fires Conservation Area. There are no shops or other facilities in this area, so please ensure that you are self-sufficient.

Access

This section of the Bay of Fires Conservation Area is accessed from St. Helens by taking the C843 Ansons Bay Road and travelling via the Priory north of St Helens Township. Alternatively, travel east 32 klms from Gladstone on the Eddystone Road C843. Travel along the unsealed road (approximately 35 klms) to the junction with South Ansons Bay Road. Turn east into South Ansons Road and follow road approximately 5 klms until it ends the campground.

Camping

At the Policemans Point Campground you will find numerous campsites amongst the trees, many with beach access.

Facilities

No toilets (must bring own), no water or firewood, no rubbish collection. Maximum stay 4 weeks.