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Join us for the Power of Parks forum at Launceston

22/07/2016

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) in partnership with the University of Tasmania is exploring The Power of Parks through a series of UTAS public forums celebrating the benefits that parks and reserves provide to Tasmania's overall identify.More

Shipwreck identified as the Viola

19/07/2016

Timber samples from a ship wrecked on Tasmania's East Coast nearly 160 years ago have been identified as the Canadian-built brig Viola.More

Prosecution for Stanley penguin deaths

15/07/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) and the Circular Head Council have conducted a joint investigation after 18 little penguins were found dead near a rookery in Stanley on the State's North-West coast last week.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.